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antithesis
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User: antithesis

Weegy: Antithesis is a counter-proposition and denotes a direct contrast to the original proposition.
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User: imagery

Weegy: Imagery, in a literary text, occurs when an author uses an object that is not really there, in order to create a comparison between one that is, usually evoking a more meaningful visual experience for the reader.
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User: hyperbole

Weegy: Hyperbole is a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect.



User: malapropism

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A malapropism (also called a Dogberryism) is the use of an incorrect word in place of a word with a similar sound, resulting in a nonsensical, often humorous utterance.
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