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Definitions of Figurative Language Words

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  • Figurative Language

    Question 1 of 9

    1

    Uses the words "like" or "as" to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.

    Select one of the following:

    • Simile

    • Alliteration

    • Personification

    Question 2 of 9

    1

    States a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison.

    Select one of the following:

    • Cliches

    • Hyperbole

    • Metaphor

    Question 3 of 9

    1

    A repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words. Includes tongue twisters.

    Select one of the following:

    • Personification

    • Alliteration

    • Idioms

    Question 4 of 9

    1

    A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.

    Select one of the following:

    • Personification

    • Onomatopoeia

    • Cliches

    Question 5 of 9

    1

    The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action.

    Select one of the following:

    • Simile

    • Onomatopoeia

    • Alliteration

    Question 6 of 9

    1

    An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales.

    Select one of the following:

    • Idioms

    • Hyperbole

    • Simile

    Question 7 of 9

    1

    An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales.

    Select one of the following:

    • Idioms

    • Hyperbole

    • Simile

    Question 8 of 9

    1

    Peculiar to itself either grammatically or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements.

    Select one of the following:

    • Idioms

    • Onomatopoeia

    • Personification

    Question 9 of 9

    1

    An expression that has been used so often that it has become trite and sometimes boring.

    Select one of the following:

    • Idioms

    • Cliches

    • Metaphor