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metaphor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of metaphor

  1. an elaborate or fanciful way of expressing something <“it's raining cats and dogs” is just a colorful metaphor and not a meteorological announcement> Synonyms conceitRelated Words device; analogy, circumlocution, code word, crank, dead metaphor, euphemism, simile; catachresis, mixed metaphor





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