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Figure of speech (8)

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'figure of speech' is the definition.
(metaphor is a kind of figure of speech)

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(Other definitions for metaphor that I've seen before include "Figure of speech - allegory" , "Figure of speech that directly indicates a likeness" , "Analogy" , "7/16 [FIGURE OF SPEECH]" , "That's not to be taken literally" .)

I've seen this clue in The Sun, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, the King Feature Syndicate and the Sydney Morning Herald.
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