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A common_____ is "A bird in the hands is worth two in the bush.
adage
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers" is a sentence containing_____.
alliteration
The politician's use of the phrase "manifest destiny" was an ______ to a U.S. political philosophy of the 1840s.
allusion
The tests for the literature course included an _______ of American short stories.
anthology
The Iliad is an ancient Greek ______ about the fall of Troy.
epic
I pointed out to dad that he was using ______ when he said "I've told you a million times to clean your room."
hyperbole
Whenever we see a sad movie, my cousin gets ______ and sobs uncontrollably.
melodramatic
The author ______ the house when she decribed its windows as "eyes keeping careful watch over the neighborhood."
personify
Author Samuel Clemens published his stories under the ______ "Mark Twain."
pseudonym
The novel was ______ in six issues of the magazine.
serialized