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Pedestal (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

A pedestal (from French piédestal, Italian piedistallo, "foot of a stall") or plinth is the support of a statue or a vase, and of a column in architecture
Ellipsis (linguistics) (2,413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In linguistics, ellipsis (from the Greek: ἔλλειψις, élleipsis, "omission") or an elliptical construction is the omission from a clause of one or more words
Literal and figurative language (1,691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the sense of the meaning they have by themselves, outside any figure of speech. It maintains a consistent meaning regardless of the context, with
Hysteron proteron (359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
general rearrangements of the sentence. It can also be defined as a figure of speech consisting of the reversal of a natural or rational order (as in "then
Feet of Clay (novel) (750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
unusual poisoning of the Patrician, Lord Vetinari. The title is a figure of speech from Hebrew scripture (see feet of clay) and the script used in the
Roland (1,594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roland (pronounced [ʁɔ.lɑ̃]; Old Frankish: *Hrōþiland; Medieval Latin: Hruodlandus or Rotholandus; Italian: Orlando or Rolando; died 15 August 778) was
Soup (3,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm or hot (but may be cool or cold), that is made by combining ingredients of meat or vegetables with
I and Love and You (1,147 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Room" 4:51 9. "Ill with Want" 4:04 10. "Tin Man" 3:07 11. "Slight Figure of Speech" 2:22 12. "It Goes On and On" 2:57 13. "Incomplete and Insecure" 2:35
Prosopopoeia (623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
figment rather than the communicator himself. This term also refers to a figure of speech in which an animal or inanimate object is ascribed human characteristics
Power behind the throne (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The original concept of a power behind the throne was a Medieval-era figure of speech referring to the fact that the monarch's policies could be set by a
List of kennings (99 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Icelandic [cʰɛnːiŋk]) is a circumlocution, an ambiguous or roundabout figure of speech, used instead of an ordinary noun in Old Norse, Old English, and later
Parrhesia (1,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In rhetoric, parrhesia is a figure of speech described as: "to speak candidly or to ask forgiveness for so speaking". This Ancient Greek word has three
Sudhindra Tirtha (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
theology, most of his written works deal with Kavya (poetry), Alankara (figure of speech) and Nataka (drama), which is considered unique in history of Dvaita
Comedic device (585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provides the resolving juxtaposition. Hyperbole, an overstatement, is a figure of speech in which statements are exaggerated or extravagant. It may be used
Shravanabelagola inscription of Nandisena (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it dates to 700 A.D., is suffused with literary characteristics and figure of speech. It is therefore important to the study of the development of Kannada
Anwar Masood (903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Numerous of his Punjabi lines and phrases have actually become a figure of speech in everyday conversations. The most prominent feature of his expression
The Blind Leading the Naked (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Talking Heads and released in 1986. The title is a play on the figure of speech "the blind leading the blind." The Blind Leading the Naked was the
Ramacharitam (163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kaivarta officer up to the reign of Madanapala in 215 verses, by using a figure of speech, the Shlesha (double-meaning words) in each verse. A palm-leaf manuscript
Pigs on the Wing (583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all at least 10 minutes in length. The title is a reference to the figure of speech "when pigs fly" and an image of a flying pig appears on the album cover
Borgen (TV series) (2,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Prime Minister's Office, and the Supreme Court, and is often used as a figure of speech for the Danish government. The programme tells how, against all the
Accismus (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ακκιζειν / Ακκους). More particularly, in rhetorics, accismus is a figure of speech, a figure of refutation, is a type of irony. (behaviour) Britannica
Taisha jōseki (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thousand variations (大斜百変, literally 'hundreds'); this is more than a figure of speech, since many hundreds of subvariations have been documented, in high-level
Ama-gi (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the mother", he wrote in 1963 that "we still do not know why this figure of speech came to be used for 'freedom'." The earliest known usage of the word
Piano roll blues (833 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Piano Roll Blues or Old Piano Roll Blues is a figure of speech designating a legal argument (or the response to that argument) made in US patent law
Nathanael (follower of Jesus) (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
when you were under the fig tree, I saw you", is based on a Jewish figure of speech, referring to studying the Torah. Nathanael recognizes Jesus as "the
Kind Words (And a Real Good Heart) (150 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Heart)" "Figure of Speech" 12" single "Kind Words (And a Real Good Heart) (Extended Mix)" "Kind Words (And A Real Good Heart)" "Figure of Speech" Kent,
Classification (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the basis of a training set of data Classification (literature), a figure of speech linking a proper noun to a common noun using the or other articles
Jokotoba (385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jokotoba (序詞), literally meaning "preface word", is a figure of speech found in discourse related to Japanese waka poetry. Jokotoba expressions are set
Mrs Grundy (1,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
goddess Ydgrun, an anagram for Grundy, dictates social norms. As a figure of speech, "Mrs Grundy" can be found throughout the English-speaking world. Curiously
Ivory tower (1,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Academia Shapin, Steven (2012). "The Ivory Tower: the history of a figure of speech and its cultural uses" (PDF). The British Journal for the History of
Anapodoton (422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clause") is a rhetorical device related to the anacoluthon.[how?] It is a figure of speech or discourse that is an incomplete sentence, consisting of a subject
Turn in one's grave (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
expressed as the vicarious sentiment of a deceased person. This hyperbolic figure of speech is used to describe the upset, disgust, horror or anger of a deceased
Animal (Muppet) (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
imparting a figure of speech to Animal: Animal turns to the audience, his eyes go wide and he goes berserk, taking the figure of speech literally. For
Genesis 1:1 (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ‎): "the heavens and the earth"; this is a merism, a figure of speech indicating the two stand not for "heaven" and "earth" individually
Arttu Wiskari (514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"plagiarizing" the Finnish band Leevi and the Leavings. Though more as a figure of speech not actual plagiarism. In November 2016, Wiskari released his fourth
List of metonyms (1,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a list of common metonyms. A metonym is a figure of speech used in rhetoric in which a thing or concept is not called by its own name
Aphorism (844 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech
Pushing on a string (1,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pushing on a string is a figure of speech for influence that is more effective in moving things in one direction than another – you can pull, but not push
You can't have your cake and eat it (3,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
your cake and eat it (too) is a popular English idiomatic proverb or figure of speech. The proverb literally means "you cannot simultaneously retain your
Good Girls Go to Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere) (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
this song's title appears to be derived from a popular expression or figure of speech. "Good girls go to heaven, but bad girls go everywhere" made its way
Simile (disambiguation) (81 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A simile is a figure of speech making an explicit comparison. Simile or Similes may also refer to: A term in music, Similes (album), by Matthew Cooper
Fulmen (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deities, hurling lightning bolts. May also refer to Marziale's most used figure of speech, where the meaning of a poem is flipped in the last few sentences.
Rhetorical question (988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech in the form of a question, asked to make a point rather than to elicit an answer
Fallacy of division (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
methods. Ecological fallacy Fallacy of composition Synecdoche, the figure of speech of two forms: Pars pro toto using the word for a part by way of referring
Naked eye (disambiguation) (73 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Naked eye is a figure of speech referring to visual perception. Naked eye may also refer to: Naked Eye (magazine), a Canadian pop culture quarterly "Naked
Somebody else's problem (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dismissive figure of speech
Assassin's Mace (794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
totally, instead of fighting him according to "the rules." The term as a figure of speech has been around for centuries and has been revived in contemporary
Creighton Lovelace (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
actual Korans. Unapologetic for the sign, he said the message was "a figure of speech." In conservative Christian theology Muslims cannot enter heaven.[1]
Scheme (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(mathematics), a concept in algebraic geometry Scheme (linguistics), a figure of speech that changes a sentence's structure Scam, an attempt to swindle or
Low culture (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Burlesque – Literary, dramatic or musical work or genre Bread and circuses – Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement Camp (style) – Ostentatious
Breadfruit (3,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islands, in the context of sacred yitang lore, breadfruit (poi) is a figure of speech for knowledge. This lore is organized into five categories: war, magic
Triad (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
American artist Evelyn Franz 3 (number) 3 (disambiguation) Hendiatris, figure of speech Triadi, village in Thessaloniki, Greece Triadic (disambiguation) Trichotomy
The Avett Brothers discography (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 2018-02-27. "Vimeo.com - the avett brothers :: 'slight figure of speech'". Vimeo. Retrieved November 25, 2014. Smith, Grady. "See The Avett
Coco (folklore) (5,407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
considered an Iberian version of a bugbear as it is a commonly used figure of speech representing an irrational or exaggerated fear. The Coco is a male
Inversion (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reversal of the order of a foot's elements in poetry Anastrophe, a figure of speech also known as an inversion Involution (mathematics), a function that
Fallacy of composition (1,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matter clarifies those different situational meanings. Synecdoche, the figure of speech of two forms: Pars pro toto using the word for a part by way of referring
K. G. Cunningham (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
make him act on his pledge, Cunningham refused, claiming it to be a "figure of speech".[citation needed] In March 2009, Cunningham joined former Australian
Fox spirit (944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
drink. They do not serve a single master. At the time there was a figure of speech saying, 'Where there is no fox demon, no village can be established
Anti-climax (51 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may refer to: Anticlimax (narrative), a literary element Anticlimax (figure of speech), a rhetorical device Anticlimax (book), A Feminist Perspective on
K Street (84 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
D.C., United States Lobbying industry in the United States, as a figure of speech, as many lobbyists traditionally had offices on this street K Street
Cow dung (902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
broken promises, analogously to the vulgar English term "bullshit" as a figure of speech. Biomass briquettes Chicken manure Coprophilous fungi Dry animal dung
Bread and circuses (720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement
Oxymoron (1,920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
p. 567. The phrase is an 'ὀξύμωρον' (a paradox with a point). "A figure of speech in which a pair of opposed or markedly contradictory terms are placed
Nigger (disambiguation) (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
colloquial term derived from nigger Nigger in the woodpile, an American figure of speech (late 19th-early 20th centuries) Use of nigger in proper names Use
Plebeians (1,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plebeians during Ancient Rome in a comical manner. Bread and circuses – Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement Capite censi – The
Hysteria (disambiguation) (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is a synonym of Corymborkis, an orchid genus Hysteresis, an engineering term Hysteron proteron, a figure of speech Studies on Hysteria, an 1895 book
Endophora (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which gender is typically unknown Homophora Metaphor – Figure of speech Metonymy – Figure of speech where a thing or concept is referred to indirectly by
Flavor Aid (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a generic trademark. The association with Kool-Aid has spawned the figure of speech "drink the Kool-Aid" but is regarded by some sources as a factual error
Generalist (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
abilities and disabilities "Jack of all trades, master of none", a figure of speech about generalists a multipotentialite, someone having many exceptional
Matthew 1 (1,868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
period. Gundry believes the latter part of Matthew's list is "a large figure of speech". He argues that at the time it was perfectly acceptable to fill gaps
Log driving (1,864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the last of the many log drives in the Klarälven river in 1991." The figure of speech "High and Dry" describes an unsuccessful log drive. Maximum river flows
The Avett Brothers (4,320 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the pilot and was later included on the show's soundtrack. "Slight Figure of Speech", from I and Love and You, was played in the background in the episode
Circumduction (21 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Circumduction may refer to: Circumduction (anatomy), the circular movement of a limb Circumduction (rhetoric), an ambiguous or roundabout figure of speech
Comedy of menace (3,945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
GUS: How can you light a kettle? BEN: It's a figure of speech! Light the kettle. It's a figure of speech! (Qtd. in Billington 90–91) As Billington observes
'Pataphysics (4,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metaphysics extends from regular reality", a pataphor attempts to create a figure of speech that exists as far from metaphor as metaphor exists from non-figurative
John Esling (747 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Observations". In Hardcastle, W. J.; Mackenzie Beck, J. (eds.). A Figure of Speech: A Festschrift for John Laver. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp. 347–383
Tropological reading (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had already been borrowed into Classical Latin as tropus, meaning 'figure of speech', and the Latinised form of τροπολογία, tropologia, is found already
Huli jing (1,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
drink. They do not serve a single master. At the time there was a figure of speech saying, "Where there is no fox demon, no village can be established
Rule of thumb (2,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
While Martin appears to have meant the phrase rule of thumb only as a figure of speech, some feminist writers treated it as a literal reference to an earlier
July Stakes (808 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Shalaa Steady Pace Elronaq 2014 Ivawood Jungle Cat Muhaarar 2013 Anjaal Figure Of Speech Jallota 2012 Alhebayeb Lewisham Ahern 2011 Frederick Engels Roman Soldier
Onomatopoeia (3,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
context of a language, usually out of mimicry of a sound. It is a figure of speech, in a sense. Considered a vague term on its own, there are a few varying
Siege of Yeongwon (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
besiegers swarmed up the sides of the slope, so that, to use the Korean figure of speech, the mountain-side was clothed with them. The garrison though only
Pun (3,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech
Sleight of Hand (album) (1,467 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
"One More Chance" – 5:14 "Russian Roulette" – 4:33 "Jesse" – 3:26 "Figure of Speech" – 3:25 "Don Juan" – 5:14 Credits are adapted from the Sleight of Hand
Sirenia Stakes (235 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Adventurous 2014 Burnt Sugar Maftool Home Of The Brave 2013 Brown Sugar Figure Of Speech Simple Magic 2012 Glass Office Zanetto Well Acquainted 2011 Shumoos
Khichdi (2,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes with pickles and chutney. The term khichri is referred to in a figure of speech common in the Indian communities "birbal ke khicri kab pakegi" (translated
Chiasm (181 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(interwoven) in a cell An instantiation of chiasmus Chiasmus, the figure of speech in which two or more clauses are related to each other through a reversal
Got My Mojo Working (1,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the culture of a substantial portion of the American people. As a figure of speech, the concept of having, or not having, one's MOJO working is not something
Sum of Logic (718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the fallacy of accent. Chapter 10 deals with the fallacy of 'figure of speech'. Chapter 11 deals with the fallacy of accident. Chapter 12 deals with
Brackenfell (1,169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
braai (barbecue) boerewors very often. "Gordyn" curtain is just by figure of speech. It's all said tongue-in-the-cheek. Brackenfell is located on the north-eastsern
Doing It to Death (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the hook "we're gonna have a funky good time." The title came from a figure of speech Brown heard Wesley use. James Brown - lead vocal with Fred Wesley &
Prolefeed (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nineteen Eighty-Four as prolefeed) than Britain is." Bread and circuses – Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement Dumbing down – Deliberate
Antihumanism (3,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
For Friedrich Nietzsche, humanism was nothing more than an empty figure of speech – a secular version of theism. Max Stirner expressed a similar position
Tree of the knowledge of good and evil (1,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translates as "good and evil". This may be an example of the type of figure of speech known as merism, a literary device that pairs opposite terms together
1924 Democratic Party presidential primaries (2,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bonus was never paid, and McAdoo later insisted that it was a casual figure of speech mentioned in jest. At the time, however, he had telegraphed the New
Strange loop (1,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grandfather generates a circular contradiction Hysteron proteron – A figure of speech reversing a natural or rational order Irony – Rhetorical device, literary
Extended metaphor (1,353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metaphysics extends from regular reality", a pataphor attempts to create a figure of speech that exists as far from metaphor as metaphor exists from non-figurative
Stanley Forman Reed (6,088 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictum about the phrase: "A rule of law should not be drawn from a figure of speech." Pennekamp v. Florida, 328 U.S. 331 (1946) – Reed authored this majority
Jody Hill (527 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Rogen. In 2009, Hill directed The Avett Brothers music video "Slight Figure of Speech," which featured Wolfe and Andy Daly.[citation needed] The following
Amenmesse (2,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Amada also calls him "the king's son himself" but this may be merely a figure of speech to emphasize Messuy's high stature as Viceroy under Merneptah. However
Rule of three (writing) (2,080 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
phrases are equal in length and grammatical form. A hendiatris is a figure of speech where three successive words are used to express a single central idea
Bite the Dust (42 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bite the Dust may refer to: A figure of speech for death "Bite the Dust", a track on the 2005 Pussycat Dolls album PCD "Another One Bites the Dust", a
Metaphors We Live By (447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States to conspiracy theories. Experientialism Metonymy – Figure of speech where a thing or concept is referred to indirectly by the name of something
Question (3,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to their cause, character, integrity, or reputation Hypophora is a figure of speech in which the speaker poses a question and then answers the question
Innuendo (disambiguation) (49 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
An innuendo is a figure of speech which indicates an indirect or subtle, usually derogatory implication in expression; an insinuation. Innuendo may also
Charity (practice) (3,947 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
giver as if they were strangers in need of charity has led to the figure of speech "as cold as charity"—providing for one's relatives as if they were
Mr. Hood (280 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Subroc's Mission" KMD 4:00 6. "Humrush" Stimulated Dummies 3:26 7. "Figure of Speech" KMD 3:44 8. "Bananapeel Blues" KMD 3:55 9. "Nitty Gritty" (featuring
Catch-22 (4,871 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catch-22 covers Photos of the first edition of Catch-22 Catch-22 as a figure of speech Catch-22 study guide – analysis, themes, quotes, and teaching guide
Missionary: Impossible (1,609 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
La négation: Formes, figures, conceptualisation / Negation: Form, Figure of Speech, Conceptualisation. Actes du colloque de littérature et de linguistique
Hey Vern, It's Ernest! (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
head puppet) notes his confusion when he overhears his parents use a figure of speech and takes it literally, concluding each time with the phrase "Boy,
Museum of Glass (1,309 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
June 19, 2012 Mildred Howard: Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech | July 2, 2011 – April 29, 2012 Glimmering Gone: Ingalena Klenell and
Fazlul Haque Amini (1,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sued for sedition for this remark, although he argued that it was a figure of speech. On 26 September 2011, the High Court ordered him to surrender to authorities
Tyler, the Creator (5,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
boyfriend when he was 15 years old, though he later tweeted that it was a figure of speech.[third-party source needed] Okonma has also been criticized for his
South Eugene High School (1,279 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
National Honor Society, Rowing Club, Black Student Union, Feminist Union, Figure of Speech, Jewish Student Union, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Latino Student
Bromide (disambiguation) (129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bromide can refer to: In language: Bromide (language), a figure of speech meaning a tranquilizing phrase, cliché or platitude used as a verbal sedative
Antiptosis (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. Stanley, Jeff (May 2007). "The figure of speech Antiptosis in John 1:1-2" (PDF). Biblical Research Journal. Archived
Greek love (6,480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was for Plato no 'figure of speech', but a present and poignant reality. Greek love is for modern studies of Plato no 'figure of speech' and no anachronism
List of accompaniments to french fries (2,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
EuroBRU portail de la capitale de l'Europe. Retrieved 2007-07-27. *The figure of speech is obviously not exaggerated: * Bouillon, Pierre; Bodeux, Jean-Luc;
Sam Hill (euphemism) (1,061 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that "Father of Good Roads" Samuel Hill hadn't been born when the figure of speech first appeared in a publication rules out the possibility that he was
Red line (phrase) (1,161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Chemical Weapons Convention. From British English, an entirely different figure of speech for an act of great courage against impossible order or thinly spread
Noema (1,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It first was used in English in the field of rhetoric to denote "a figure of speech whereby something stated obscurely is nevertheless intended to be understood
Center for Family and Human Rights (1,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern universities should be taken out and shot." Ruse said this was a figure of speech and issued a formal apology. In February, 2014, the 19-member NGO Committee
Cardinal (Catholic Church) (6,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
meaning a hinge. Here it means a "door", an example of synecdoche, a figure of speech whereby the part refers to the whole. The "door" is the address of
Coming out (7,548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
families about their condition. With its associated metaphors, the figure of speech has also been extended to atheism, e.g., "coming out as an atheist"
Cycling jersey (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pois rouges) White jersey (maillot blanc) Last in race: Red lantern (figure of speech) Most combative: Red number Leading Team: Yellow Number Combination
Exception that proves the rule (1,429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech
Ashtavakra (epic) (4,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
8.108), the poet uses the Bhāṣāsamaka (also known as Maṇipravāla) figure of speech, where Saṃskṛta and Hindi are blended together. An example is this
Don LaFontaine (1,617 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Without Don LaFontaine, Film Won't Be as Much Fun" "In a World of Don LaFontaine, a Reel-Life Figure of Speech" The Daily Telegraph: Don LaFontaine obituary
Telugu grammar (1,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samasam. Amredita Samasam. awyaee bhava samasam Telugu Alankaram is a figure of speech which means ornaments or embellishments which are used to enhance the
Graham Freudenberg (638 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Centenary History of the NSW Labor Party (1991) ISBN 0-949138-60-6 A Figure of Speech (2005) ISBN 1-74031-105-1 (autobiography) Churchill and Australia (2008)
The Internet Ruined My Life (244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
released after the Department of Homeland Security identified the figure of speech and were allowed to return to the United Kingdom. Leigh loved American
Live, Vol. Four (299 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
11. "The Boys Are Back in Town (Thin Lizzy cover)" 2:22 12. "Slight Figure of Speech" 7:01 13. "I and Love and You" 5:34 14. "Happy Trails (Roy Rogers cover)"
Instrumentum regni (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Prince. Bread and circuses, also known as Panem et circenses – Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement «Nullum maius boni
Suitcase nuclear device (1,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
smallest tactical nuclear weapons even further, albeit purely as a "figure of speech" for miniaturization, not necessarily for the delivery in actual suitcases
Black Saint/Soul Note (308 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1231 Gianluigi Trovesi Octet From G to G SN 1232 Ellery Eskelin Trio Figure of Speech SN 1233 Nancy Harrow Secrets SN 1234 Steve Lacy Quartet Revenue SN
1924 United States presidential election (8,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bonus was never paid and McAdoo insisted later that it was a casual figure of speech mentioned in jest. At the time, however, he had telegraphed the New
Mr. Hill (611 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Grayskul - "You People", "Adversarial Theatre Of Justice", "Action Figure Of Speech", "Once Upon A Time", "Do They Exist", "Vixen", "After Hours", "The
2005 in Australian literature (806 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Winning the Nobel Prize: A Life in Science Graham Freudenberg – A Figure of Speech: A Political Memoir Gavin Fry – Albert Tucker Aneurin Hughes – Billy
Closet (disambiguation) (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) In the closet (disambiguation) Coming out (of the closet), is a figure of speech for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people's disclosure
The Arrival (novel) (1,608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
involving clear thought in n-dimensions, but uneasily writes it off as a figure of speech. The Andalites (minus Estrid, whom Arbat forces to stay behind) infiltrate
Schenectady, New York (7,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It plays on the aural similarity between the city's name and the figure of speech synecdoche. In the ABC-TV series Ugly Betty, Marc St. James (played
Scurrilous (650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
out of ten. All music by Protest the Hero C'est la vie is a French figure of speech that translates to "such is life," meaning that life is sometimes harsh
George Orwell (21,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provides six rules for writers: Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use a long word where
National Book Award for Young People's Literature (2,873 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Scarlet and Miniver (see Eleanor of Acquitaine) Norma Fox Mazer, A Figure of Speech F. N. Monjo, Poor Richard in France Harve and Margot Zemach, Duffy
Geordie (6,290 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in the Tyneside variety of English: an acoustic profiling study. A Figure of Speech – a Festschrift for John Laver. London: Lawrence Erlbaum. pp. 173–199
Old Piano Roll Blues (42 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refer to: a 1950 novelty hit song by Cy Coben Piano roll blues, a figure of speech originally referring to the Coben song, designating a legal argument
Néstor Kirchner (9,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capitalized form. As in the English language, in the Spanish language this figure of speech is usually reserved to make reference to God. Kirchner was also compared
Jagged Little Pill (6,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term ironic. According to the Oxford English Dictionary "irony" is "a figure of speech in which the intended meaning is the opposite of that expressed by
El Dorado (7,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
true love, heaven, happiness, or success. It is used sometimes as a figure of speech to represent something much sought after that may not even exist, or
Modal realism (3,504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Here I am at a disadvantage compared to someone who pretends as a figure of speech to believe in possible worlds, but really does not. If worlds were
Helots (4,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
With Tyrtaeus being a poet, the amount might well have been a poetic figure of speech, similar to the modern "half a kingdom". In fact, it is debated whether
Janice Raymond (2,461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2017. In The Transsexual Empire, I used rape as a metaphor as in the figure of speech, 'rape of the earth,' to describe the male transgender person's demand
Dehumanization (6,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dehumanization may be understood as the opposite of personification, a figure of speech in which inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities;
History of Portugal (1834–1910) (3,818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"gang made up to devour the country under the shadow of a child" (a figure of speech wherein the "child" represented the young Queen, Maria II of Portugal)
Aropya (817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from convention; in it is also seen the reflection of the popular figure of speech – Metonymy, in which the name of a particular thing is changed and
George Hendrik Breitner (1,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the city at a particular moment. Breitner is remembered in a Dutch figure of speech: when the streets are grey and rainy, people of Amsterdam whisper grimly
Master of None (3,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
received multiple awards and nominations. The show's title alludes to the figure of speech, "Jack of all trades, master of none" and was originally suggested
Separation of church and state (15,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Machine (1984): "The concept of a 'wall' of separation is a useful figure of speech probably deriving from views of Thomas Jefferson. . . . [b]ut the metaphor
Hellenistic-era warships (4,900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As the vessel cannot have had only five oars, the word must be a figure of speech meaning something else. There are a number of possibilities. The -ηρης
List of linguistic example sentences (3,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
One-syllable article, Chinese phonological ambiguity Paraprosdokian, a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected
Historia Roderici (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unadorned—"bleak" in the words of Fletcher, 94—is the Historia that only one figure of speech (a simile, "still as a stone") is ever used, twice. Fletcher, 94. Fletcher
Death of Caylee Anthony (15,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to 9-1-1 that Casey's car smelled "like someone died" was just a "figure of speech". Baez asked an FBI analyst about the paternity test the FBI conducted
Collective unconscious (7,980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
finding a case where the mythological symbolism is neither a common figure of speech nor an instance of cryptomnesia—that is to say, where the dreamer had
Makurakotoba (943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are often used at the beginning of a poem. The jokotoba is a similar figure of speech used in Man'yōshū poetry, used to introduce a poem. In fact, the 17th
And you are lynching Negroes (5,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time of the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union, it had become a figure of speech referring to the entirety of Soviet propaganda. The 1993 book Exit
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (5,925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to time, some scholars argue that he was not enslaved but using a figure of speech. He and other noblemen were accustomed to better living. Their encounters
Géraud de Cordemoy (1,523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cordemoy means the ultimate components of matter. Using a judicial figure of speech, he shows that the body, in law a person, in physics an ultimate component
Netherlandish Proverbs (1,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
daylight in a basket. Some of the figures seem to represent more than one figure of speech (whether this was Bruegel's intention or not is unknown), such as the
Big Joanie (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tribute to Phillips’ mother, Joan, and partly based on a Caribbean figure of speech. ‘When we say a child is “acting big”, they’re acting bigger than themselves
Harry Bateman (1,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concentrated round the thread so that the thread acts as a guiding wire. This figure of speech is not to be confused with a string in physics, for the universes in
Wine, women and song (1,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Figure of speech
Homiletics (6,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structure of the oration), elocutio (the arrangement of words and figure of speech), memoria (learning by heart), and pronuntiatio (the delivery). He
Christian views on Hell (9,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interpretation of Scripture, and sustains the truth that Hell is a figure of speech that represents a corrective state of mind. When error has reached
Zerubbabel (5,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
idea of the nature of the Signet ring as such that "the real true figure of speech at issue is a personification of which the simile or metaphor is only
Malik Kafur's invasion of the Pandya kingdom (2,423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transliterate the name as "Bir-Dhol" (or "Vira-Chola"), the term may be a figure of speech invented by Khusrau to refer to the capital of Vira Pandya. It can
Zande literature (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
death of a relative), a chimpanzee when on the ground. A frequent figure of speech in Zande stories, as with proverbs, is sanza, or "double-speak". The
Deadlivers (276 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Adversarial Theatre Of Justice" (featuring Canibus) Mr. Hill 3:16 5. "Action Figure Of Speech" Mr. Hill 3:10 6. "The Spectacular Rescue" Onry Ozzborn 3:31 7. "Voltronic
Kannada literature (9,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and codified the musical composition forms svaravalis, alankaras ("figure of speech") and geethams. Owing to such contributions, Purandara Dasa earned
Controversy over Cantor's theory (2,895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the subject can be paraphrased as: 'Infinity is nothing more than a figure of speech which helps us talk about limits. The notion of a completed infinity
Criticism of the Book of Mormon (5,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Egyptologists. Supporters of the Book of Mormon claim it uses chiasmus—a figure of speech utilizing inverted parallelism—and claim it is evidence supporting
Eve Sweetser (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sébastien Salbayre (eds.), Proceedings of the conference "Negation: Form, figure of speech, conceptualization". Publication du groupe de recherches Anglo-américaines
T. G. Venkatesh (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be an incitement to murder. He subsequently claimed that it was a figure of speech and that he would retract it if IAS officers admitted their incompetence
Chinese Democracy (17,795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
music, Chinese Democracy is merely the second-worst GNR record; as a figure of speech, it is shorthand for the grandest of boondoggles." Hyden wrote that
Hysteron Proteron Club (635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1920s. The name refers to a hysteron proteron, a rhetorical device and figure of speech in which a natural or rational order is reversed, as in phrase "then
Contrition (3,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solidity in his mind, the act which obtains forgiveness is termed by a figure of speech 'contrition'." This sorrow of soul is not merely speculative sorrow
Sāmānādhikaraṇya (1,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the idea of something is superimposed on something else, so that the figure of speech here involves a departure; whereas in the case of the adjectival use
Augustin Trébuchon (1,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
die was Trébuchon, "with a red hole in his right side", probably a figure of speech as this expression comes from Arthur Rimbaud's very famous poem "Le
Sunbeam Tiger (4,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
would only just fit into the Alpine engine bay: "I think that if the figure of speech about the shoehorn ever applied to anything, it surely did to the tight
Glossary of French expressions in English (14,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commerce of her charms but in a high-life style. double entendre a figure of speech wherein a word or phrases can be taken to have two distinct coherent
John Laver (914 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(2005). "Foreword". In Hardcastle, W. J.; Beck, J. Mackenzie (eds.). A Figure of Speech: A Festschrift for John Laver. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum
Ironic (song) (5,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
implications. According to the Oxford English Dictionary "irony" is "a figure of speech in which the intended meaning is the opposite of that expressed by
Joseph Daley (jazz musician) (1,083 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Sunsum (2014) Music for Yoruba Proverbs (2019) With Ellery Eskelin Figure of Speech (Soul Note, 1993) Ramifications (Hathut, 2000) With Gil Evans Svengali
Abhinavano Rasavichar (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also discussed the poetic form of akhyana, showing how Akhyana was a figure of speech, and it was falsely interpreted as a form of poetry. For its profundity
Detinue (4,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trespass to chattels Trover Rei vindicatio ^ a: "Halliday" is likely a figure of speech, an allusion to a 1355 case in which the defendant, Halyday, was deemed
Cura Annonae (4,712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grain requisition for the city of Rome". Aliment Bread and circuses – Figure of speech referring to a superficial means of appeasement History of agriculture –
Black Cat (Zucchero album) (1,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
meaning of Western prejudice of Black cat, yet Afro-American for "figure of speech, a greeting, a symbol of auspice". As well there's a component of anarchism
Shen Kuo (12,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Shen Kuo enjoyed the company of the "nine guests" (九客, jiuke), a figure of speech for the Chinese zither, the older 17x17 line variant of weiqi (known
Zuism (4,803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amargi (𒂼𒅈𒄄), literally "return to the mother", which became a figure of speech for "freedom", implying the restoration of persons and properties to
Mitch Daniels (14,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
criticism, Daniels issued an apology. "I retract and apologize for a figure of speech I used in a recent impromptu dialogue with students...The word in question
Consortium for Strategic Communication (1,567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the field of narrative ethnography, he introduced the detective figure of speech to revise high technology organizations and cultures in Casing a Promised
Giuseppe Reichmuth (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wires through the areaway of the university. In German, there is a figure of speech that says "dreckige Wäsche zu waschen" ("to wash dirty laundry"). Together
Kendel Ehrlich (1,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a spokesperson later said that the incident "inadvertently used a figure of speech." In July 2004, Baltimore magazine published an article on the Ehrlichs'
Ekphrasis (6,464 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Publications, 2005. ISBN 1-58998-335-1 Tamar Yacobi, "The Ekphrastic Figure of Speech," in Martin Heusser et al. (eds.), Text and Visuality. Word and Image
Thirty-Six Stratagems (2,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
example of cowardice. The number thirty-six was used by Wáng as a figure of speech in this context, and is meant to denote "numerous stratagems" instead
Huangbo Xiyun (1,859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lose it. Furthermore, he claimed that 'Studying the Way’ is just a figure of speech [...] In fact, the Way is not something which can be studied. You must
Fibber McGee and Molly (8,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
routine with La Trivia entailed Fibber and Molly misunderstanding a figure of speech, in much the same vein as Abbott & Costello's Who's on First? routine
Feed (Anderson novel) (3,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
adaptation of the real-world English slang term mega. "No wrong": a figure of speech meaning "Don't worry" or "No worries." null: boring, bored, or uninterested
Sribhargavaraghaviyam (7,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Mudrā figure of speech, the metre used to compose the verse is indicated by the use of its name in the verse. This figure of speech is used eight
Ellery Eskelin (2,673 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Lines 1994) Premonition - solo tenor saxophone (prime source 1992) Figure of Speech (Soul Note 1991) Forms (Open Minds 1990) Setting the Standard (Cadence
Peter Tatchell (14,885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retracted his article, claiming the "slap in the face" remark was a "figure of speech" and the remark about Australia was not racist. Yosef later backed
Comparison of Indonesian and Standard Malay (3,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rubber getah may also mean gum or sap or resin in both languages, also figure of speech for "cause of bad deed" karet rumour khabar angin, desas-desus rumor
Publicia (gens) (1,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
remarked that a certain Publius Mummius was "a man for all occasions," a figure of speech recorded by Cato the Elder, and subsequently mentioned by Cicero in
David Czupryn (757 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ARTUNER at Palazzo Capris, Turin, Italy, 2018 FSSR, Geneve, 2017 Figure of Speech, ARTUNER at Cassina Projects, New York, 2016 David Czupryn, Kunstmuseum
Tarasque (6,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
eyes literally shooting flames, some French sources take it to be a figure of speech, that "its eyes glare sulfurously". One source (Abbé François Canéto)
List of From Dusk till Dawn characters (2,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thief" and prefers to avoid unnecessary violence. He frequently uses figure of speech and sarcasm, including when dealing with his victims. He cares for
1917 Pittsburgh Panthers football team (10,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
yesterday than it was a week ago down in Morgantown, and to carry the figure of speech to its logical conclusion, the pessimistically inclined have some grounds
Leonard Cheshire (11,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
absurd," he said, "to imagine that God existed, except as a convenient figure of speech. Man had invented God to explain the voice of conscience, but it was
Robert Monckton (died 1722) (2,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
disposing employments as she pleases." However, this was clearly a figure of speech, as he was returned unopposed with Jessop again as a Whig at the 1710
Esther 6 (1,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dignity": from Hebrew: "Honor and greatness”, a hendiadys, which is a figure of speech in which a single idea is expressed through two words or phrases. By
List of University of Notre Dame alumni (5,889 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2006. Retrieved January 16, 2008. Cohen, Ed (Winter 2000–2001). "A Figure of Speech". Notre Dame Magazine. University of Notre Dame. Archived from the
Conditional preservation of the saints (52,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
texts often speak of inheriting the world to come (21:7), a common figure of speech among early Christians as well (e.g., Matt. 25:34; Rom. 8:17; 1 Cor
History of Maramureș (8,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
incorrect usage of the phrase "up to Tisza" by some speakers as a figure of speech and were assured that de jure the Assembly was representing the population
Fortis (finance) (20,615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
no contact whatsoever. Lippens explained that it had been merely a figure of speech. The raising of the additional €8.3 billion was effected partly by
Sir David Foulis, 1st Baronet (2,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that his discussion were going well with the queen, and he used a figure of speech drawn from tennis, "I praise God the ball is yet aloft and I hope shalbe
Maximilian Marcoll (1,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inaudibly slow fadings to extremely fast and brutal chopping. In a figure of speech, all Amproprifications are "silent" pieces. They themselves do not
Timeline of the Casey Anthony case (8,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
description of Casey's car smelling "like someone died" was just a "figure of speech." She tried to get rid of the smell by spraying Febreze household odor
Paul von Lilienfeld (4,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"disease" is a very ancient notion. But is anything gained by taking a figure of speech literally and converting analogy into identity? Dr. von Lilienfeld’s
Cotton Mills and Factories Act 1819 (2,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the morals of the millworkers In some cases this is more than a figure of speech: apprentices were not allowed to leave the mill at any time The act
James Oakley (politician) (5,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of his good character. One defender stated the Oakley "was using a figure of speech, poorly chosen, everybody gets that, but he wasn't talking about a
Charles Winquist (4,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In other words, "catachresis," the inappropriate use of a word or figure of speech that keeps the discourse in motion, an interplay of attractions and
Rhetoric of health and medicine (5,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
public uses metaphor to understand genetic science. Hyperbole is a figure of speech more often used by a patient when speaking with a doctor than by doctors
Panteón de Marinos Ilustres (3,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
" Naval officers would only call themselves sailors as a literary figure of speech when speaking to audiences not that familiar with naval terminology
Affective piety (14,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consternation which were experienced by those who witnessed the events. One figure of speech good for creating "vividness" was asyndeton: "the omission of conjunctions
Horae Apocalypticae (7,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
polluted moral atmosphere to corrupt normal society but admitted this figure of speech to be unusual in prophetic writing. Edward Elliott's last task was