Figurative Language Terms

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repeated consonant sounds


words that sound like what they are


creating pictures for the five senses - sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste


a figure of speech stating two things are similar


comparison between two like things - using "like" or "as"


an extreme exaggeration


making an inanimate object act like a person or animal


a phrase that cannot be taken literally, but its meaning is understood


something that at first seems to contradict itself, a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens


something that represents a completely different thing or idea, a worn-out idea or overused expression

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