Figurative Lang

Term Definition
simile comparing unlike things using like as or than.
metaphor comparing unlike things w/o using like as or than
personification giving human like characteristics to a non human thing.
alliteration using words w/ the same staring letter in a sentence.
hyperbole an exaggeration
idiom saying what you mean by saying something else.
onomatopeia a word that represents a sound.
multi/poly greek roots meaning many.
hemi/semi latin roots meaning half.
marine lives in or produced by the sea
marina small harbor
maritime on or near the sea
aqua (latin) water
hydr water
audi (latin) to hear
vid,vis (latin) to look
ology the study of
sci (latin) to know

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