A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile:
An illustration; diagram; picture; drawing
The definition of a figure of speech is an expression that means something different than the literal meaning of the words.
(Linguistics) The process by which words or morphemes are re-formed or created on the model of existing grammatical patterns in a language, often leading to greater regularity in paradigms, as evidenced by helped replacing holp and holpen as the past tense and past participle of help on the model of verbs such as yelp, yelped, yelped.
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