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abbreviation
MP is an abbreviation for Member of Parliament. Each MP represents his or her constituents in parliament. *
alliteration
Alliteration involves words that begin with the same sound. *
exclamation
An exclamation mark is used to show strong feeling or when telling someone what to do. *
punctuation
Always edit your work, paying particular attention to the punctuation. *
characteristic
Generosity is one of my best characteristics. *
syllable
A syllable is a beat in a word.
dialogue British English spelling
A dialogue is a conversation between two people. *
onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is when the sound of a word is the same as its meaning. *
quotation
The practice of quoting from books or plays etc. *
literature
Literature involves novels, plays, poetry and other forms of creative writing. *
literacy
Literacy skills were poor. *
homophone
The words 'right' and 'write' are homophones.
synonym
A synonym is a word with the same or similar meaning to another word. *
personification
Personification describes something non-human as if it is human. *
rhetorical
A rhetorical device, such as a question, is used for effect rather than to get an answer. *
metaphor
Symbolism is an art style which uses mythology and metaphor to convey ideas. *
autobiography
Autobiography is the story of someone's life written by that person. *
dialogue British English spelling
There could be no agreement without further dialogue.
persuasive
He had a very persuasive argument. *

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