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free verse
poetry without rhyme or meter
hyperbole
a figure of speech meaning exaggerationv
antithesis
a figure of speech meaning opposites
personification
when an author endows inanimate objects or abstract qualities with human characteristics
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or within words that are close together
allusion
a passing or casual reference to something, either direct or implied
repetition
a literary device featuring a recurring sound, word, or phrase
diction
choice of words and the way this choice expresses a particular style or mood
connotation
the associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression
denotation
the dictionary definition of a word
rhyme
the exact repetition of sounds in the final accented syllables of two or more words
onomatopoeia
refers to the formation of a word by imitating the natural sound associated with the object or action involved
ephemeral
lasting for a very short time
fiesta
a festival or festive celebration
circumscribe
to encircle or limit
boundless
infinite or unlimited
svelte
graceful and slender or smoothly agreeable and polite
venerable
worthy of respect or reverence because of old age or other admirable characteristics
barnacles
a sea-dwelling, hard-shelled creature that often attaches itself to ship bottoms and timber
entrails
inner organs of the body, sometimes specifically the intestines