Antonyms for metaphors

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR METAPHORS

I am ill skilled in beating the coverts of imagination for metaphors of gratitude.

Their language is full of metaphors which imply form and shape.

Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.

Bottle up your metaphors and give us a page of business-like fluency!

His invectives ate in like corrosives, his metaphors bit like adders.

The metaphors of genetics and evolutionary models can be applied.

The metaphors of the university also played an important role.

Machines were conceived and built as metaphors of the human being.

The sentences were too long, the metaphors violent and inapt.

There were in it metaphors as monstrous as orchids, and as subtle in colour.