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the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in tow or more nighboring words or syllables
a deductive sheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and minor premise and conclusion
a method of paragraph or essay development by which a writer explains step by step how something is done or how to do something
repetition of a prominent and usually the last word in one phrase or clause at the beginning of the next
repetition of a word or epression at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, sentences, or verses esp. for rhetorical or poetic effect
an amplifying or explanatory word, phrase, or sentence inserted in a passage from which is usually set off by punctuation
the omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but must be supplied to make a construction gramatically complete
a figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest likeness or analogy between them
a statement tha tis seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true
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