Vegetarians have the best diet. They have the lowest rates of coronary disease of any group in the country....they have a fraction of our heart attack rate and they have only 40 percent of our cancer rate. They outlive other men by about six years now.
—Dr.William Castelli
onomatopoeia
A figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds. Examples of onomatopoeic words are buzz, hiss, zing, clippety-clop, and tick-tock. Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale" not only uses onomatopoeia, but calls our attention to it: