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Definition of simile


Simile: Element of imagery, connecting and comparing two things of different classes or cate­gories by “as” or “like” to increase vividness and expression. An explicit comparison on the basis of a resemblance in one or several aspects: “his hair was like snow”.My love is as a fever, longing still For that which longer nurseth the disease, Shakespeare, Sonnet CXLVII Reason is to faith as the eye to the telescope. D. Hume [?]



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