In literature and writing, a figure of speech (also called stylistic device or rhetorical device) is the use of any of a variety of techniques to give an auxiliary meaning, idea, or feeling.
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Our refrigerator door is full of stuck-on notes, pictures, cartoons etc. that a sign in its center says “No Vacancy.”
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If they’re not talking your head off, they’re texting your eyes out.
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People no longer talk through their hat. They text through it.
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If you can’t wait to give birth to an idea, go to a brain surgeon and have it Caesarean.
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Articulus (ar-tic’-u-lus): Roughly equivalent to “phrase” in English, except that the emphasis is on joining several phrases (or words) successively without any conjunctions (in which case 96 more words
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The neighbor kid hit a hole in one today. The hole was in one of my windows.
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