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I SHAMPOO Figurative Language. I DIOMS An expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings The coach and players threw in the towel.

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1 I SHAMPOO Figurative Language

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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