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Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/7/2012
Word: Símil
(SÍ-mil) Sustantivo masculino
English: Simile
Etymology: Del lat. simĭlis
Meaning: 3. m. Ret. Figura que consiste en comparar expresamente una cosa con otra, para dar idea viva y eficaz de una de ellas.RAE
Topic:Figuras literarias

Véase este otro símil: "Sus larguísimas manos temblaban como esqueletos de garza bajo la lluvia"