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Dec 30

Definition of Simile and its Uses

Simile:  A simile is an unequivocal comparison between two different things by using ‘like’ ‘as’ ‘so’ ‘such’ ‘such as’ etc. The word simile comes from the Latin word ‘similes’ which means ‘like’ or ‘likeness’ It clearly shows the similarity existing between two different things using the words like, so, as, as-so, such, similarly, as if …

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