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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 King Feature Syndicate, The Times, The Independent, The Sunday Times, The Sun, the Sydney Morning Herald, the LA Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian.
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