How to use Simile in a sentence

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  • Sometimes it took a ridiculous simile to make a point.

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  • Many times a simile may contain the word "as" or "like".

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  • Neither art nor nature could supply a better simile of the grace of God than this.

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  • The simile in the next line serves to emphasize the speed of the fall.

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  • A common simile that can be used to describe someone calm or relaxed is "cool as a cucumber".

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  • The young children had fun learning how to properly use a simile.

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  • We may recall Marc Bloch 's famous simile of winding back the reel of history.

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  • In fact Plato brings them together in a vivid simile.

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  • Epic Simile Extended or elaborate simile; sometimes known as the Homeric simile.

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  • For homework Owen had to use a simile in describing a member of his family.

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  • What was once sweet has become mawkish, and the once exquisite simile appears little more than an ingenious conceit.

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  • His model was Xenophon, whom he has imitated with a tolerable measure of success; he abstains from an excessive use of simile and metaphor, and his style is concise and simple.

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  • So too the victories of Re over the serpent named Apophis were more or less clearly understood as a simile of the antithetical nature of light and darkness.

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  • It 's hardly anyone 's idea of enhancement, and Gomes calls it " dismally inferior ", and has a lovely simile.

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  • Areas such as assonance, dissonance, metaphor and simile are also important.

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  • Try your hand at finding the right simile to describe this metamorphosis.

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  • The lily of the Old Testament (shoshan) may be conjectured to be a red lily from the simile in Cant.

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  • He introduced the simile that geography represented an artist's sketch of a whole portrait, while chorography corresponded to the caref and detailed drawing of an eye or an ear.'

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  • There are indeed 'but few specimens of Syriac verse which exhibit high poetic quality; except for a fairly copious and occasionally skilful use of simile and metaphor, there is little of soaring imagination in Syriac poets.

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  • Simile - A simile is great to use, here and there, but don't overdo it.

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  • Could someone in the class give me a silly example of a simile?

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  • Sometimes, a simile can be used to exaggerate a description.

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  • A simile is used to compare something to another object with the same quality.

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