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figural

adjective

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expressing one thing in terms normally used for another
  • "a candidate running for office" is just a figural expression

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The first known use of figural was in the 15th century

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“Figural.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/figural. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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