Vocabulary Words

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Javen's Academic Vocabulary Words

Alliteration - The practice of beginning several consecutive or neighboring words with the same sound

-Example: ''I smell smelly smell that something smells''


Personification- Giving human qualities to something that is not alive

- Example ''What did the sea say to the sun noting it just waved


Simile -Comparison that use the words like or as

-Example'' I like playing video games''or ''he looks like as if he were asleep during the ride''


Hyperbole -A deliberate ,extravagant ,and often outrageous exaggeration

- Example ''The shot heard 'round the world ''


Assonance- The repetition of accented vowel sounds in a series or word

- Example '' Cry'' and''Side''