Academic Vocab Words

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Hyperbole

Ex. The mall is so big it should have it's own zip code.
Ex. I have told you a million times to stop saying that.
Ex. Her teeth were so white they blinded me.

Allusion

Ex. The girl's love as sweets was her achilles heel.
Ex. Harriet Tubman was called the Moses of her time.
Ex. It must have rained 40 days and 40 nights.

Alliteration

Ex. Busy bee blew out the birthday candles.
Ex. She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
Ex. How much would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck.

Details

Ex. There are 5 different kinds of senses that we use everyday.
Ex. During the day, he played in the forest, doing typical monster things like breathing fire at the lake to make the steam rise.
Ex. He was more clumsy than an average monster.

Figures of Speech

Ex. The wind laughed as it danced through the tree.
Ex. Cowards die many times before their death.
Ex. The rain came down in long knitting needles.

Foreshadowing

Ex. Scary Setting: dark and stormy night
Ex. Dialogue:" I wouldn't do that......"
Ex. Feeling: "She didn't feel quite right."

Diction

Ex. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom.
Ex. Blood was seeping from it's endless rows of teeth.
Ex. "We throw in as many fresh words as we can."