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Word: figurative

Definition: not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech


Sentences Containing 'figurative'

I may say, of myself and Copperfield, in words we have sung together before now, that We twa hae run about the braes And pu'd the gowans' fine --in a figurative point of view--on several occasions.
There seemed to be few, if any, abstract terms, or little use of figurative language.
I might have gone on in this figurative manner, if Dora's face had not admonished me that she was wondering with all her might whether I was going to propose any new kind of vaccination, or other medical remedy, for this unwholesome state of ours.
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