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As the ceasefire was announced, Peter Beinart asked me what Jerusalemites felt as we exited our own metaphoric bunkers.

This should reframe recent “failures” you experienced as opportunities for achieving greater goods, both real and metaphoric.

On the contrary, you now discover innumerable ways to market your wares, be they real or metaphoric.

The Solar Eclipse, Wednesday, meanwhile, brings welcome news regarding real estate, real or metaphoric.

If not, you will have created a more conducive environment for realizing next move(s), both real and metaphoric.

After thousands of years the lines of metaphoric advance are still shown, and in many cases actually retained in the meaning.

Frederick's nerves were in a state of tension, not in a mere metaphoric sense.

This and other apocryphal stories illustrate the evolution of Haggadoth out of metaphoric allusions.

I should say to the ordinary bookbuyer, in metaphoric language, Avoid the kickshaws and stick to the solids!

Metaphoric strength of expression will burst even from vulgar and illiterate minds when they are agitated.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to metaphoric, such as: allegorical, descriptive, fanciful, florid, metaphorical, and pictorial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.