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Simile

figure of speech in which two fundamentally unlike things are explicitly compared, usually in a phrase introduced by like or as.

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Noun

The part of speech (or word class) that is used to name or identify a person, place, thing, quality, or action.

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Verb

a. The part of speech that expresses existence, action, or occurrence in most languages. b. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, as be, run, or conceive.

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Adjective

The part of speech that modifies a noun or other substantive by limiting, qualifying, or specifying and distinguished in English morphologically by one of several suffixes, such as -able, -ous, -er, and -est, or syntactically by position directly preceding a noun or nominal phrase. 2. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as white in the phrase a white house.

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