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Figurative of the nature of or involving a figure of speech, especially a metaphor; metaphorical and not literal: The word “head” has several figurative senses, as in “She's the head of the company.”. Synonyms: metaphorical, not literal, symbolic.
Simile a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in “she is like a rose.”. Compare metaphor.
Juxtaposition an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
Literal a typographical error, especially involving a single letter.
Personification the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inanimate objects, or abstract notions, especially as a rhetorical figure.
Onomatopoeia the use of imitative and naturally suggestive words for rhetorical, dramatic, or poetic effe
Connotation something suggested or implied by a word or thing, rather than being explicitly named or described: “Religion” has always had a negative connotation for me.
Hyperbole an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as “to wait an eternity.”.
Tone a particular quality, way of sounding, modulation, or intonation of the voice as expressive of some meaning, feeling, spirit, etc.: a tone of command.
Denotation a word that names or signifies something specific: “Wind” is the denotation for air in natural motion. “Poodle” is the denotation for a certain breed of dog.
Idiom a language, dialect, or style of speaking peculiar to a people.
mood a state or quality of feeling at a particular time: What's the boss' mood today?
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God.”. Compare mixed metaphor, simile (def 1).
Alliteration the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter, as in apt alliteration's artful aid.
imagery figurative description or illustration; rhetorical images collectively.
Created by: ahallgren