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simile
used in Oryx and Crake

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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."
  • Scrap the simile: he was a voyeur.
    p. 339.5

There are no more uses of "simile" in Oryx and Crake.

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