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Reading Vocab 8

Reading Vocabulary #8

simile comparing 2 things using like or as
metaphor comparing 2 things by calling one the other
idiom says one thing but means another, Ex. It's raining cats and dogs
personification a phrase that gives human qualities to nonliving things
alliteration repetition of beginning sounds; Ex. Sally sells seashells.
onomatopoeia sound words; BANG!
hyperbole an exaggeration
sensory language words that appeal to the senses
imagery words that paint a mental image
repetition to repeat
persistent determined
ashamed embarrased
curious nosy; dying to know
Created by: brainybunch