Hurt English- Literary phrases

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

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