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metaphors

noun
plural of metaphor

Synonyms of metaphors

an elaborate or fanciful way of expressing something
  • "it's raining cats and dogs" is just a colorful metaphor and not a meteorological announcement

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“Metaphors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/metaphors. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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