figurative language

figurative language

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Term Definition
simile Comparing 2 unlike objects using like, as, or than.
metaphor comparing 2 word without using like or as.
personifacation giving human characteristics to a non human thing.
onomatapea words that copy sounds.
alliteration repeated consistent sound at the beginning of words
hyperbole exaggeration
idioms saying that doesn't mean what you say
hemi, semi Latin half
molty/poly Greek many

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