Meaning: cool and calm. Meanings and mentions.
Rewrite 1: cool as a frosty mug
Rewrite 2: cool as a springtime morning
Rewrite 3: calm and quiet like a sleeping toddler
Rewrite 4: the calm demeanor of a cucumber
Comment: I’m struggling here between creating metaphors and imagining similes that truly fit the original mind’s image. To restate the cliché with a different vegetable likely won’t improve the comparison.
More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• Dead People Server: Cliché obituary page.
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