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Ex: time leaps forward

Incorrect usage: time flies forward(this is a use of a less hear of literary term, avification.)
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
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really can't imagine why you're looking this up on the urban dictionary, but it's a literary term that makes an inatimate object seem alive.
the lake rolled around uneasily in it's bed, waiting to awake and attack the citizens.
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1. Somebody who embodies something: an embodiment or perfect example of something.

2. A representation of an abstract quality or notion as a human being, especially in art or literature.

3. The attribution of human qualities to objects or abstract notions.
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