Trope

(21 words)
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Any use of a word that turns its meaning from literal to figurative. Metaphor and metonymy are the most frequent forms.

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Citation:
Editors. "Trope". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1144, accessed 19 April 2014.]