Definitions

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  • adjective Not metaphoric.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ metaphoric

Examples

  • If a member of the Judson Welliver Society of former White House speechwriters were writing an opening for Mark Antony today, it would have to be “Friends, Romans, fellow citizens”—perhaps followed by the nonmetaphoric “lend me your auditory facility.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • If a member of the Judson Welliver Society of former White House speechwriters were writing an opening for Mark Antony today, it would have to be “Friends, Romans, fellow citizens”—perhaps followed by the nonmetaphoric “lend me your auditory facility.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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