Figuritive Language

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Term  
Definition

Hyperbole

exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

Allusion

making a quick referance to someone or something many people would be familier with

Metaphor

comparing two things without using "like" or "as"

Idiom

an expression that means something other than the literal meaning

Simile

comparing two things using "like" or "as"

Personification

giving human charectoristics to non-human things

Alliteration

repeating the beginning sounds of words that are near each other

Onomatopoeia

words that imitate natural sounds