Language Quiz / Hurt English- Literary phrases

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Can you name the Hurt English- Literary phrases?

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

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