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Can you name the Hurt English- Literary phrases?

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

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