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20 terms

vacabulary 24,25

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rebus
a reppresentation of a word by pictures
cliche
a common place expression
palindrome
a wprd or number reading the same backward and forward
onomatopoeia
a word that sounds like what it refers to
malapropism
a humorous misuse of a word
euphemism
the substitution of a mild expresstion for one considered harsh
anagram
a word found by rearranging letters
acronym
a word found frm initial letters
homonym
one of two or morewords that have the same sound but differ in meaning
pun
a play of words
id
the pleasure-loving part of a person
superego
the moralistic part of a person
suppress
to repress
subliminal
understandable by the subconcious
voyeurism
the act of watching others
obsession
an idea that excessively occupies the mind
compulsive
uncontrollable
claustrophobic
suffering from a fear of small places
hysteria
nervous outburst
ego
self-esteem