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1 I SHAMPOO Figurative Language

2 Idioms An expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings The coach and players threw in the towel.

3 Simile Comparison using like or as My mom was as blind as a bat

4 Hyperbole An exaggeration
My dad had a heart attack when he saw my grade.

5 Alliteration Betty Blake bought big butter.
Two or more words of a word group with the same letter Betty Blake bought big butter.

6 Metaphor Comparison NOT using like or as
She is sunshine, brightening our day

7 Personification Giving living characteristics to non-living things
The printer ate my paper

8 Oxymoron Contradictory terms are used in conjunction
Inside out; cold sweat; alone in the crowd

9 Onomatopoeia The formation of a word, intended as an imitation of a sound Bang! Zip! Meow!

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