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Figurative Language Grade 5
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a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
"I'm so hungry, I could eat the whole grocery store."
use of the same consonant at the beginning of words that are close to each other.
"Little leprechauns lept into the lane."
a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
Her teeth were as crooked as tombstones in an old graveyard.
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
"Time is my enemy." or "The clock frowned down upon me."
formation or use of words that imitate sounds of the actions they refer to
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
"The clock waited patiently."
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