Figurative Language

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Definitions of Figurative Language Words

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Question 1

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

Question 2

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States a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison.
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  • Cliches
  • Hyperbole
  • Metaphor

Question 3

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

Question 4

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

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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

Question 9

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An expression that has been used so often that it has become trite and sometimes boring.
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  • Idioms
  • Cliches
  • Metaphor