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Onomatopoeia - Glossary of Terms


Onomatopoeia is the use of a word which, when pronounced, sounds like what it represents.  


sizzle / pop / whisper / cackle / zip 
Interactive example:
After the growl of the thunder, there is an audible hiss. [show me examples of onomatopoeia]
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