Many times a simile may contain the word "as" or "like".
Neither art nor nature could supply a better simile of the grace of God than this.
The simile in the next line serves to emphasize the speed of the fall.
Sometimes it took a ridiculous simile to make a point.
A common simile that can be used to describe someone calm or relaxed is "cool as a cucumber".
The young children had fun learning how to properly use a simile.
Sometimes, a simile can be used to exaggerate a description.
For homework Owen had to use a simile in describing a member of his family.
Could someone in the class give me a silly example of a simile?
A simile is used to compare something to another object with the same quality.