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A misuse of a word; an application of a term to something which it does not properly denote
A misapplication or overextension of figurative or analogical description; a wrongly-applied metaphor or trope
{n} the abuse of a trope
The misuse of words; applying a term to something which it should not properly desribe
"Her voice was but the shadow of a sound
Misuse or abuse of words; the use of the wrong word for the context, as atone for repent, ingenuous for ingenious, or a forced trope in which a word is used too far removed from its true meaning, as "loud aroma" or "velvet beautiful to the touch " (See also Enallage, Malapropism, Mixed Metaphor, Oxymoron, Paradox, Solecism, Synesthesia)
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A figure by which one word is wrongly put for another, or by which a word is wrested from its true signification; as, "To take arms against a sea of troubles"
harsh metaphor involving the use of a word beyond its normal function, usually incorrectly See also: metaphor
{i} misuse of words; stretching a metaphor, using a word inaccurately in a metaphorical way
strained or paradoxical use of words either in error (as `blatant' to mean `flagrant') or deliberately (as in a mixed metaphor: `blind mouths')
an eccentric metaphor



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    misnomer, abusio



    () From Latin catachrēsis, from Ancient Greek κατάχρησις (katakhrēsis, “misuse (of a word)”), from καταχρῆσθαι (katakhrēsthai, “to misuse”), from κατά (kata, “pervertedly”) + χρῆσθαι (khrēsthai, “to use”).

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