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simile
used in Catch-22

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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."
  •   "Who does he think he is — Achilles?"
      Colonel Korn was pleased with the simile and filed a mental reminder to repeat it the next time he found himself in General Peckem's presence.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (4% in)
simile = a phrase that highlights similarity between things of different kinds
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