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Figure of Speech
Figures of Speech
Dictionaries
Compton’s Encyclopedia
figure of speech
figure of speechIn written and spoken language there are certain effective ways of saying things without saying them directly. Called figures of speech, they are used to emphasize, clarify, and embellish what is being said. Most figures of speech simply take what is well-known and use it to depict what
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
Figures of Speech
Figures of SpeechMuch of Old Testament prophecy is written in Hebrew poetry and should be interpreted with that in mind. A central feature of Hebrew poetry is the extensive use of figures of speech. These figures of speech are some of the main weapons in the literary arsenal of the prophets. Their use