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Caricature

A verbal description to exaggerate or distort a persons features

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Clause

A part of a sentence that has it's own subject and verb (independent and dependent (subordinate) clauses)

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Colloquialism

A word or phrase used mostly in informal speech (language that is used in ordinary or familiar conversation)

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Connotation

The suggesting of a meaning by a word apart from the thing it explicitly names or describes (can be determined by tone)

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Denotation

Dictionary definition