A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or
An expression, as a metaphor or simile, using words in a nonliteral sense or unusual manner to add vividness, beauty, etc. to what is said or written
(Biol.) Similarity in function between parts dissimilar in origin and structure, as the wing of a bird and that of an insect
Impression or appearance made:
The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media:
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