,"Then, like a caterpillar, she slowly inched next to him."To wiggle or shuffle in a way to move inch by inch,Almost like a caterpillar. To compare two or more objects using like or as.
"For the thousandth time she wiped a tear from her face"Since she had wiped tears from her eyes so many times she exaggerated how many times she actually had. extreme exaggeration of an event or feeling.
"Click etta, dick etta, dick etta, the song of the train was monotonous as they traveled northTo make sound effects with words of the train moving. To turn sound effects into words for books or novels.