[ ek-oh-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈɛk oʊˌɪz əm /
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allegory, allusion, analogy, anticlimax, antithesis, bathos, comparison, conceit, device, euphemism, euphuism, exaggeration, expression, flourish, flower, hyperbole, image, imagery, irony, metaphor
- echoic memory,
Origin of echoism
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/ (ˈɛkəʊˌɪzəm) /
onomatopoeia as a source of word formation
phonetic assimilation of one vowel to the vowel in the preceding syllable
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