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The repetition of consonant sounds.
Exaggeration or overstatement.
A figure of speech in which word or phrase is repeated with no words in between. (Should be used sparingly and for effect.)
A figure of speech in which words are repeated at the beginning of sentences, clauses, or phrases. (Helps express strong meaning)
A figure of speech in which words are repeated at the end of phrases. (adds emphasis)
Using epistrophe and anaphora together.
The recurrence of similar sounds in close proximity.
Preconceived opinion that is not based on reasons or actual experience often of a hostile religious group.
A personal view, attitude, or appraisal that rests on grounds insufficient to produce complete certainty.
A particular tendency, trend, inclination preconceived or unreasoned.
When all sentences or paragraphs work together as a unit to express or support one main idea.
A quality of writing achieved when all ideas are clearly arranged and logically connected.
Reading or writing marked by smoothness.
A comparison between two or more things that are similar in some ways but otherwise, unalike.
A restatement in different words. (usually to add or ensure clarity.)
Fullness of detail.
Taking some specific facts from a small sample and applying it broadly.
An often unfair, fixed belief or expectation that many people have about other people or things.
The mental and moral qualities of an individual.
Subject for a composition, position, taken.
Large open porch usually roofed/enclosed.
A room or place that is attached to something larger than it.
An organized massacre (especially of Jews.)
A sad state of mind.
A fixed allowance of food.
To consider something deeply.
To express sharp disapproval.
To feel disgust or intense aversion.
Something that can be perceived to represent something.
Stubbornly adhering to one point of view.
A desire to be religious.
Causing laughter because of absurdity.
Any place where washing is done.
(Slang) idle talk, chatter.
The choice and use of words in speech or writing.
Wooden soled shoes.
To remove or destroy.
To become weak or feeble, fade.
Done in secrecy.
To actively/thoroughly search, seek.
Abnormally thin or weak.
A meeting at an agreed time and place.
Unable to change or reverse.
A great misfortune or disaster, misery.
Unnecessary - especially through being more than enough.
Amusement expressed as laughter, cheerfulness.
Polite, proper, respectable, often in an ostentatious way.
Pleasing in nature or character, agreeable.
Alias, nickname, incognito.
Believing that events are inevitable so one’s choices and actions make no difference, predetermined, cynical.
Egotastic, fussy, pompous.
To obtain especially with care or effort, acquire
To tell someone in a confidential manner, divulge.
Causing public outrage by a perceived offense against morality or law, disgraceful.
Great surprise, amazement.
A loud noise usually caused by a group of people, disturbance.
To make or furnish critical or explanatory notes.
Undoubted, unquestionable, factual.
Move or cause to move slowly and heavily, plod.
To do something in a way that shows a willingness or kindness.
The condition of being lower in status than another or others.
Too to be calculated or estimated (hard).
Bring into a disordered or confusing state.
A thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning.
A state in which things that are essential for human well-being are lacking; hardship.
Expressed in an indirect way; not openly declared or expressed.
Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely; apparent.
Feeling of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia.
Characterized by a lack of work or activity.
The quality or state of being calm.
To do something in a disrespectful and mocking manner.
Lack of interest, concern, or sympathy.
Sedate, dignified, unadventurous.
Silly and pointless.