Vocabulary Words


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''