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- adv. In a metaphoric manner; not literally; by means of metaphor.
- adv. Used to draw attention that what follows is a metaphor, not to be taken literally
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a metaphorical manner or sense; by way of metaphor; not literally.
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- adv. in a metaphorical manner
metaphorical + -ly (Wiktionary)