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Semantics
relates to the meaning of words
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Denotation
the literal meaning of the word
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Connotation
additional or implied meanings, associated with a word
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Semantic Field
are for words that share a very general area of meaning
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Metaphor
describing one thing in terms of another
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Simile
as above but utilises "like" or "as"
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Personification
applying human characteristics to something that is not useful
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Pathetic fallacy
applying human characteristics to nature
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Oxymoron
bringing opposites together
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Idiom
words that are placed together and acquire a meaning not related to their parts
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Euphemism
allows you to say something unpleasant, to soften the effects
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Alliteration
repetition of a consonant sound
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Assonance
repetition of a vowel sound
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Rhyme
using a systematic scheme of regular sounds
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Onomatopoeia
words that sound like what they represent
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Sibilance
the repetition of the "s" sound
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Fricatives
sounds that involve air escaping sideways through the mouth
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Plosives
sounds by pushing air quickly through the lips
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the literal meaning of the word

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Denotation

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additional or implied meanings, associated with a word

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Card 4

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are for words that share a very general area of meaning

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Card 5

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describing one thing in terms of another

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