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FIGURE OF SPEECH

'FIGURE OF SPEECH' is a 14 letter phrase starting with F and ending with H
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Crossword clues for 'FIGURE OF SPEECH'

ClueAnswer
Figure of speech (5)TROPE
Recurrent theme. motif (5)TROPE
Figurative use of a word (5)TROPE
Overused theme (5)TROPE
Metaphor or irony, e.g. (5)TROPE
Metaphorical use of a word or expression (5)TROPE

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for FIGURE OF SPEECH

5 letter words

FRILL - IMAGE - IRONY - TROPE

6 letter words

APORIA - CLIMAX - COLORS - DEVICE - FIGURE - FLOWER - SIMILE - ZEUGMA

7 letter words

ANALOGY - IMAGERY - LITOTES - MEIOSIS - SARCASM

8 letter words

ALLUSION - ANAPHORA - BEAUTIES - CHIASMUS - EMPHASIS - EUPHUISM - FLOURISH - LUSHNESS - METAPHOR - METONYMY - ORNAMENT - OXYMORON - PLEONASM - SYMPLOCE

9 letter words

ADORNMENT - APOPHASIS - FLORIDITY - HYPALLAGE - HYPERBOLE - INVERSION - PROLEPSIS - SYLLEPSIS

10 letter words

ANASTROPHE - ANTITHESIS - APOSTROPHE - CONVERSION - ECPHONESIS - EMBROIDERY - FLORIDNESS - GEMINATION - HYPERBATON - LUXURIANCE - PAREGMENON - REGRESSION - REPETITION - SIMILITUDE - SPOONERISM - SYNECDOCHE

11 letter words

ANACOLUTHON - ANADIPLOSIS - ANTIPHRASIS - ANTONOMASIA - APOSIOPESIS - CATACHRESIS - EXCLAMATION - FINE WRITING - FLOWERINESS - MALAPROPISM - PARENTHESIS - PERIPHRASIS - PRETERITION

12 letter words

ALLITERATION - ONOMATOPOEIA - TURN OF PHRASE

13 letter words

EMBELLISHMENT - ORNAMENTATION - PURPLE PASSAGE - PURPLE PATCHES

14 letter words

CIRCUMLOCUTION - FIGURE OF SPEECH

15 letter words

FLOWERS OF SPEECH - PERSONIFICATION

16 letter words

COLORS OF RHETORIC - ELEGANT VARIATION - MANNER OF SPEAKING - RHETORICAL DEVICE

Definition of figure of speech

  • intentional deviation from literal statement that emphasises, clarifies, or embellishes



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