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Appendix:English similes

The following is an alphabetical list of common similes used in English.

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Generic similesEdit

Used as intensifiers with a wide range of adjectives

Some use intensifiers with a broader range of applications; often taboo words or euphemistic substitutes:

Some are specifically similes:

Adjective-based similesEdit

With asEdit

With thanEdit

With beforeEdit

Similes with likeEdit

See alsoEdit