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Spell check of metaphor

Correct spelling: metaphor

Synonyms:
allegory, oxymoron, mannerism, clause, cliche, image, ornament, fable, verbalism, pastiche, device, effigy, duplication, anagram, sarcasm, borrowing, adage, terminology, dialogue, simile, Americanism, snapshot, irony, miniature, imagery, representation, locution, likeness, figurine, carving, anthropomorphic, dialog, idiom, archaism, euphemism, catchphrase, illustration, silhouette, drawing, characterization, bathos, stand-in, idol, imitation, depiction, facsimile, onomatopoeia, paragraph, photograph, model, allusion, cast, figure of speech, statue, phrase, parable, dramatic irony, fiction, similarity, surrogate, copy, epigram, anglicism, parallelism, acrostic, figuration, picture, outline, substitute, comparison, contrast, deus ex machina, portrayal, establish, expression, rendering, parallel, Arabism, alliteration, bust, approximation, standby, replacement, cartoon, impression, clue, slogan, sentence, phraseology, motto, replica, analogy, successor, alternate, proverb, maxim, chant, catch-all.

Antonyms:
chronicle, history, narrative, fact, record.

Examples of usage:

1) The reason for this circumstructural metaphor is obscure, but it remains a fact that a single spy, all by himself, is usually of very little use to anybody. - "The Foreign Hand Tie", Gordon Randall Garrett.

2) She thought out this metaphor, and it seemed to haunt her footsteps. - "Girls of the Forest", L. T. Meade.

3) And, changing the metaphor, ... - "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)", Mrs. Sutherland Orr.

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