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Simile

A simile is a figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another.  This is usually achieved by the use of the word "like" or "as".

Examples:

I am as poor as a church mouse.
He is hungry like a wolf.
 
Gail is an excellent dancer. She dances like an angel. [show me the simile]
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