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A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of a thing is replaced by one of its functions or qualities, as in "ring-giver" for king and "whale-road" for ocean.
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
the quality of being at right angles to a given line or plane (especially the plane of the horizon)
material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
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