I. NATURE OF IDEAS COMMUNICATED
[Nouns] figure of speech; facon de parler [French], way
of speaking, colloquialism.
phrase [more]; figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis;
metonymy, synecdoche; autonomasia, irony, figurativeness; image,
imagry; metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile, personification, prosopopoeia,
allegory, apologue, parable, fable; allusion, adumbration; application.
[Verbs] employ metaphor; personify, allegorize, adumbrate, shadow
forth, apply, allude to.
[Adjectives] metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical, typical, tralatitious,
parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical; ironical; colloquial;
[Adverbs] so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself; as it were.
[Phrases] mutato nomine de te fabula narratur [Horace].