Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech that refers to words that imitate or suggest the source of the sound that they describe. For example, the word “buzz” sounds like the sound a bee makes, and the word “splash” sounds like the sound of something hitting the water. Onomatopoeic words can be used to create vivid and evocative descriptions, especially in poetry, where they can contribute to the overall mood and tone of the work. Onomatopoeia can also be used in prose writing, such as in comic books, to convey sound effects or to make descriptions more vivid.

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