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10 Cards in this Set

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figurative
not literally true; using figures of speech
intensive
marked by a special effort; dedicated; highly concentrated
metaphors
figure of speech that contains an implied comparison
adage
an old saying; a proverb
potency
power;strength;force
authenticity
genuine; reliable; true to its type
simile
a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using like or as
cadence
rhythmic flow or pattern (as in poetry) the time or beat of the movement in dancing or marching
allusion
an indirect reference; a passing mention
fallacies
a misleading or false idea; mistaken reasoning