Unformatted text preview: match each word about words with its meaning. Word about Words 1. circumlocution 2. ambiguous 3. non sequitur 4. nuance 5. analogy 6. simile 7. cliché 8. epigram 9. superﬂuous 10. redundant Meaning a. a trite, overused expression b. a comparison between two things that are mostly dissimilar c. a short, witty statement that conveys an idea in a clever way d. roundabout way of speaking e. unnecessary or more than sufﬁcient f. using more words than necessary, repetitious g. a slight shading of meaning h. a vague or unclear word or statement i. a comparison using the word like or as j. a statement that does not follow logically 208 build word power in special ways P R AC T I C E 2 : WO R D S A B O U T WO R D S C R O S S WO R D P U Z Z L E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Across 1 comparison between two things or ideas 2 trite, overused expression 3 comparison using like or as 6 unnecessary, more than required Word Bank ambiguous analogy circumlocution cliché Down 1 vague, unclear 2 roundabout, indirect way of sp...
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