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simile
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
a phrase that highlights similarity between things of different kinds — usually formed with "like" or "as"

as in "It's like looking for a needle in a haystack," or "She is as quiet as a mouse."
  •   "...all the peoples of the world stand aside respectfully to make way for the recklessly galloping troika to pass."
      .... The liberal significance of this simile was appreciated.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (40% in)
simile = a phrase that highlights similarity between things of different kinds
There are no more uses of "simile" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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