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Age of Reason #2

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Parallelism
repetition of words or phrases that have similar grammatical structures
alliteration
repetition of same or similar consonant sounds
Metaphor
figure of speech that makes a comparison without using like or as
synecdoche
a part represents the whole
aphorism
brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation
Hyperbole
exaggeration or over statement used for effect
allusion
referance to someone or something that is well known
anecdote
brief story told to illustrate a point
infidel
a person who holds no religious beliefs
Transient
passing quickly, fleeting
Penury
extreme poverty
arduous
difficult, laborious
subjugation
control, conquest
subsistance
means of support
expunge
to obliterate, erase
avarice
greed for riches
voraciously
greedy, eager
posterity
all succeeding generations
insidious
sly, crafty, treacherous
inalienable
not capable of being withdrawn or transferred