Thesaurus / trope

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For San Diego to move in an exciting new direction, we need bold leadership to stand up and call out fear-mongering instead of giving in to tired tropes about the people “coming for your neighborhood.”

The trope is so common among actual travelers that the double-decker creation accounts for a significant proportion of hotels’ room service sales.

By using straightforward language accented with in-person dialogue, Johnson is demonstrating that no restaurant “has” to lean on tired tropes to express flavor.

I grew up in the late 1980s and 90s, when the trope of the diabolical home invader was in full force.

‘All About Eve’ at 70Tom JoudreySeptember 25, 2020Washington Blade

As Lili Loofbourow wrote for the Week in 2017, part of the reason Selin has problems with cultural tropes — with the semiotics of cosmopolitan American college students — is that she’s bicultural.

Allegory in the sense of Quintilian as a trope, an extended metaphor, Wilson mentions only once.

Thus, in trying to account for her to himself, did the honest Lackaday flounder from trope to metaphor.

The MountebankWilliam J. Locke

For rhetoric, he could not ope / His mouth, but out there flew a trope.

From Cicero on, allegory has a long history as a rhetorical figure--a trope.

According to different control of the humors, differences in ideas arise also, as we represented under the first Trope.

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