Hurt English- Literary phrases

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Visually descriptive language
A type of understatement. 'She is not unfriendly.'
A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
a complex sentence in which the main clause comes last and is preceded by the subordinate clause
words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order. 'You remember what you want to forget, you forget what you want to remember.'
A word or phrase where the culturally understood meaning is different from the literal meaning
An interrupt in a sentence- A sentence within a sentence.
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The presentation of something as being smaller or less good or important than it actually is
A witty or cutting remark.
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing.
The words or phrases used within a particular field
The understood meaning of a word
An exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressing a person or thing that is usually not there
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices
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An extreme exaggeration
a placement of two words, descriptions, or concepts literally or figuratively next to each other
A humorously exaggerated imitation of someone's style
Giving human-like qualities to something that is not human
A puzzle in which the answer is usually a pun
The dictionary definition of a word

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