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an adjective or adjective phrase appropriately qualifying a subject (noun) by naming a key or important characteristic of the subject
using more words than required to express an idea
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences
a paradox reduced to two words
a particular form of understatement, is generated by denying the opposite or contrary of the word which otherwise would be used
might be called 'reverse parallelism'
establishes a clear, contrasting relationship between two ideas by joining them together or juxtaposing them
substitutes for a particular attribute the name of a famous person recognized for that attribute
asserts or emphasizes something by pointedly seeming to pass over, ignore, or deny it
expresses doubt about an idea or conclusion
the recurrence of initial consonant sounds
the thing chosen for the metaphorical image is closely associated with (but not an actual part of) the subject with which it is to be compared
the use of words whose pronunciation imitates the sound the word describes
a short, informal reference to a famous person or event
an extravagant, implied metaphor using words in an alien or unusual way
repeats the last word of one phrase, clause, or sentence at or very near the beginning of the next
consists of raising one or more questions and then proceeding to answer them

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