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10 Cards in this Set

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Define: Description
Words that explain what something look likes, feel likes, taste likes, and smell likes.
Define: Imagery
Words used to give a reader pictures in their mind
Define: Metaphor
Compare two things that aren't similar without using as or like.
Define: Onomatopoeia
Is the use of words whose sounds suggest their meanings
Define: Alliteration
The repetition of a consanant sound at the beginning of words
Define: Cliche
An overused expression
Define: Personification
Is figurative language that gives human qualities to nonhuman things
Define: Simile
A comparison that uses the words like or as to compare two things
Define: Figurative Language
The imaginative and poetic use of words
Define: Assonance
The repetition of a vowel sound within words