periphrasis[ puh-rif-ruh-sis ]SEE DEFINITION OF periphrasis
Synonyms for periphrasis
Antonyms for periphrasis
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERIPHRASIS
By this periphrasis Waverley readily apprehended his portmanteau was intended.
As a periphrasis, the combination in other words is subdisjunctive.
The periphrasis is a metaphor, and thus has the same life-span as a metaphor.
As a periphrasis the combination in other words is subdisjunctive.
"Prop of sea-waves' fire," a periphrasis for a woman that bears gold on her arm.
"He that hoardeth ocean's fire," a periphrasis for man, Hauskuld of Whiteness.
He used antithesis, periphrasis, and climax with great skill.
If the sense demanded the use of such a word, a periphrasis of 'noble' words must be employed instead.
Be it remarked that this periphrasis indicated his mother; and that the bread he alluded to is made with a species of leaven.
The greatest is the making the very dispensation objected to, the periphrasis of his title.