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metaphoric

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metaphorical

Synonyms and Antonyms of metaphoric

  1. expressing one thing in terms normally used for another an author fond of such metaphorical phrases as “the desert was a fiery furnace” Synonyms extended, figural, figurative (or metaphorical), tropical, tropologicalRelated Words Aesopian (also Aesopic), allegorical, emblematic (also emblematical), symbolic (also symbolical); catachrestic (or catachrestical), sylleptic; euphemistic; nonliteral, veritableNear Antonyms literal; nonsymbolicAntonyms nonfigurative, nonmetaphorical


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