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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Metaphor 10,803 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Irony 7,966 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Oxymoron 6,355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Allegory 6,056 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Simile 5,181 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Hyperbole 4,532 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Rhetorical question 3,322 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Metonymy 3,165 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Allusion 2,919 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Innuendo 2,735 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Personification 2,568 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Description 1,875 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Anaphora 1,317 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Kenning 1,064 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Literary consonance 862 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Litotes 795 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Weasel word 711 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Buzzword 705 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Understatement 670 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Sound bite 533 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Modes of persuasion 529 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Apostrophe (figure of speech) 466 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Stylistic device 435 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Asyndeton 434 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Loaded language 423 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Ekphrasis 394 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Glossary of rhetorical terms 367 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Ipse dixit 299 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Apophasis 263 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Glittering generality 230 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Grapevine (gossip) 206 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Hendiadys 197 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Anastrophe 173 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Anadiplosis 172 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Meiosis (figure of speech) 168 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Hendiatris 168 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Bad apples excuse 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Ipse-dixitism 106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Antanaclasis 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Antonomasia 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Hyperbaton 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Metalepsis 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Hysteron proteron 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Isocolon 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Aureation 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Historical present 70 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Diairesis 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Ad captandum 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Hook (rhetoric) 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Epizeuxis 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Dissoi Logoi 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Homeoteleuton 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Greguería 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Auxesis (figure of speech) 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Aphorismus 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Symploce 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Hypophora 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Nimism 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Figura etymologica 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Enallage 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Hardworking families 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Rhetorical stance 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Exergasia 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Emotive conjugation 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Tautophrase 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Apokoinu construction 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Priamel 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Enumeratio 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Accumulatio 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Anangeon 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Hypocatastasis 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Illth 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Parisosis 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Appeal to advantage 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Protrepsis and paraenesis 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Bomphiologia 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Homeoptoton 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Metonyms less than 5 views
79 Polysemes less than 5 views
80 Marketroid less than 5 views

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