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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section I. Nature of Ideas Communicated
 
521. Metaphor.
 
  
NOUN:FIGURE OF SPEECH; façon de parler [F.], way of speaking, colloquialism.
  phrase [See Phrase]; figure, trope, metaphor, tralatition, metonymy, enallage, catachresis, synecdoche, antonomasia; satire, irony, figurativeness &c. adj.; image, imagery, metathesis, metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile.
  PERSONIFICATION, prosopopœia, allegory, allegorization, apologue, parable, fable.
  INFERENCE, implication, deduction, allusion, adumbration; euphemism, euphuism, application.
  
VERB:EMPLOY METAPHOR &c. n.; personify, allegorize, fable, adumbrate, shadow forth, apply, allude to.
  
ADJECTIVE:METAPHORICAL, tropical, tralatitious, figurative, catachrestic or catachrestical, antonomastic or antonomastical, typical, parabolic or parabolical, allegoric or allegorical, allusive, referential, anagogic or anagogical; euphuistic or euphuistical, euphemistic or euphemistical, ironic, ironical; colloquial.
  
ADVERB:AS IT WERE; so to -speak, - say, - express oneself; in a manner of speaking [colloq.].
  
QUOTATION:Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.—Horace

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