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FIGURE OF SPEECH

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

Crossword clues for 'FIGURE OF SPEECH'

ClueAnswer

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

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

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word figure of speech will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

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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