IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

I. NATURE OF IDEAS COMMUNICATED

Metaphor.

[Nouns] figure of speech; facon de parler [French], way of speaking, colloquialism.

phrase [more]; figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis; metonymy, synecdoche; autonomasia, irony, figurativeness; image, imagry; metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile, personification, prosopopoeia, allegory, apologue, parable, fable; allusion, adumbration; application.

[Verbs] employ metaphor; personify, allegorize, adumbrate, shadow forth, apply, allude to.

[Adjectives] metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical, typical, tralatitious, parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical; ironical; colloquial; tropical.

[Adverbs] so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself; as it were.

[Phrases] mutato nomine de te fabula narratur [Horace].

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