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figurative
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 4
1. Representing by a figure, or by resemblance; typical; representative.
2. Abounding in figures of speech; flowery; florid; as, a highly figurative description.
4. Used in a sense that is tropical, as a metaphor; not literal; - applied to words and expressions.
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