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Literary Devices and Figures of Speech

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Includes questions related to rules and methods used in literature and using words, terms and sentences in figurative or nonliteral ways;
Budweis or Böhmisch Budweis, is a statutory city in the CzechRepublic. It is the largest city in the South Bohemian Region . Thebeer is alleged to have been first brewed there
When a company wants to make a deal with a programming company or a  system analyst (to be more precise) for designing a system for the  company, they use a Requirement Specification Document to write  their system requirements.
The monument represents more than just four great presidents,  McGee-Ballinger said. It's a theme of the nation's history and  unity. Washington represents the nation's founding. Jefferson, who  completed the Louisiana Purchase, represents expansion. Lincoln  symbolizes preservation. And...
It's an expression which basically means: "Whatever you've done,it's going to end up in a mess" or that it's going to end up reallybad.
Red generally has to do with both Shinto and Buddhist traditions,and brides often wear it. Orange means happiness and love Yellow means bravery and cheerfulness (quite the opposite of ourWestern interpretation of cowardice). It's also to color of thenational crest, the chrysanthemum, and in Buddhism...
Holiness, faith and purity. Also, as they bloom in the spring theycan express the idea of rebirth.
One December morning near the end of the year when snow was falling moist and heavy for miles all around, so that the earth and the sky were indivisible, Mrs. Bridge emerged from her home and spread her umbrella. The remaining clauses explain the first/main clause. These subordinated clauses help in...
The image is of your tongue as an engine- it's going so fast that it's heated up. This idiom means you're talking too much.
Macbeth puts Banquo's empty chair in the place of honor, only to  have it filled by Banquo's ghost, whom only Macbeth can see.
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Aluminum rhymes with Jerusalem.
That it doesnt mean anything if you dont make them say anything but people usually say "it doesn't mean a thing"
Allusion is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. It does not describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers. It is just a passing comment and the writer expects the reader to possess enough knowledge...
There are list of programming languages in computer software.  Moreover the assigned code word letters are in the English  alphabet. So, it is easy to transmit. Also, there are plenty of  alphabetic abbreviations like;   www- world wide web,   I/O -- input/output,   IP -- internet...
Pied pipper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Sally picks seashells by the seashore.
  == Answer ==   pirates of the carribean, the curse of the blackpearl, captain barbosa to elizabeth swan. 
I think you're referring to AD... If so: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anno_Domini
Automotive refinish is another word for car painting.
Very similar to: Make sure your words are short and sweet, because you never know when you are going to have to eat them!! Your name must taste good because it's always in someones mouth means; you are talked about a lot. Hopefully they are all saying nice things....
 1. Closea) Shut :  Did you close the windows before leaving the  house?   b) Near: The post office is close to the bank in  the main town.   2.Bow   a) Type of knot: She always wraps her presents with colourful  bows /bəʊz/   b) To make a forward movement with the top part of...
Jam . slam . cam . spam . ram . yam . ma'am . lamb . bam . wham . Pam . graham . Spam . gram . dram . pram . Sam (A name) . Damn / Dam (A word used in anger / what a beaver makes) . Wham (A band) . Fam (Short for family) . Ham . Flam (Food)
Just a few off the top of my head: Eager Voluntarily Enthusiastic Inclined Hope this helps!
Gripping   Squeezing   Grasping    Just a few off the top of my head. Hope this helps!
They can be. Eager in some circumstances suggests anxious, impatient, or enthusiastic. Excited may not mean eager to do something, but for having done something.
Depends on what you feel like saying really if that makes sense.   Bed   Room   Dorm    Hope it helps!
Tugged   Heaved   Lugged   Hauled   Yanked   Pulled   Take your pick. Hope this helps!
The animals were the creators. They actually created the earth and saved the woman. the left-handed and right-handed brothers were God and Satan. one was evil and one was pure and good, angel-like.
There are no perfect rhymes for the word enthusiast.
Tempest, blast, whiteout, sleet.
One archetype is the serpent sheds its skin, in which in Gilgamesh the serpent sheds its skin because of youth. The other is the serpent is sneaky and sly just like they are today. The last one is that the plant contains special features, in which today, herbs (plant) contain healing powers.
The braziers are in the corridors that followed the suite, opposite  to each window. They add to the atmosphere because the light  produced wild looks on anyone who dared to look at them.
The word for opposite terms used together is an oxymoron. The words can be opposites but create a rational meaning. Examples would be "silent scream, "jumbo shrimp," or "wise fool."
"Your poise" means "the poise belonging to you." Perhaps you actually heard someone say "YOU'RE POISED," which means that you are calm and in control of yourself
A synonym for Cannibal is Anthropophagite, a person who eats  human flesh 
0 three to amend the part of the Judges Act such as 2007, "social worker in (2007) in December and care worker method from large long-term care to nursing care in accordance with the mental and physical condition, but are promulgated, social workers and provision of care worker method has been...
Another name for "death" is Perish.
Leaves flying in the air hoping to make a gentle, yet peaceful landing
Some words that rhyme with bat are: . at . bat . brat . cat . chat . chitchat . drat . fat . flat . frat . gnat . hat . mat . matte . pat . plat . rat . sat . scat . slat . spat . splat . sprat . Surat . tat . that . vat
SKA is a sketch made by the architect. It is also sometimes referred to as ASK. Sketches are usually assigned a number. ASK's or SKA's become part of the contract documents. They are necessary to describe something in a drawing without having to issue or reissue large sheets. SKS's are sketches made...
more correct most correct I would say that "correct" can not be compared. Something is either correct , or it is not. One can say "more nearly correct" and perhaps "most nearly correct" would make sense in some cases.
suspect/respect/perfect/carrots? xD
True but I seen people that are not Russian have a star on  their knee.
Hi! The best way to hold a newt is to pick him/her up gently andplacing him/her on your hand, and then place your thumb over thenewts back, so he don't jump off you're finger! I hope this helps!
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The English word 'beagle' is a breed of dog.
Notable, rhymes with portable.
Tweeker is slang for a methamphetamine user. They are oftensleep-deprived and do lots of useless tasks such as takingelectronics items apart for no logical or useful reason.
That doesn't need translating - it's just an abbreviation for "come here." When you see an apostrophe then either something has been left out or the word is possessive.
How about "fell like a leaf made of iron: tumbling end-over-end  rapidly to the ground"?  If not, you could try "as if the ground was stretching out  towards him/her/it, greedy to have him/her/it in their clutch. 
Reminiscing. Such as, looking back on the good times you had as a child.
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they are wild animals so I would say never
Depending on context, ABD may mean abdomen or abduction.
Yes, oh yeah is considered an onomatopoeia. It's a sound we humans make, isn't it???
Beds of smelly animals: skunks' bunks.
We have an abundant amount of cookies like the amount of snow in the north pole.
The 8-pointed star so often found on Nordic sweaters and other clothing symbolizes Venus. Venus has an 8-year cycle, during which it traces an almost perfect pentagram in the sky. Big magic for the ancient Norse! The star symbol protects the wearer from evil.
Water supply technician.
It stands for: Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
kwa stands for K=key W=west a=air soft key west airsoft
a r police means and rules and regulations
No it isn't. It doesn't describe a sound or sound like anything.
introduction, preamble, opening, preface, beginning, foreword, proem
doctor of laryngiology and otolaryngiology.
  Snow that has been moved by wind and collected into snowdrifts. Snow that has just fallen from the sky is considered to be pure and untouched, as in the phrase 'pure as driven snow'; meaning totally pure, untouched, morally chaste.
The expression comes from the Bible. It occurs in Matthew 5:13 and is part of the Sermon on the Mount: "You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men." Accounts in other...