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 for figure of speech
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "figure of speech":
     adornment, alliteration, allusion, anacoluthon, anadiplosis,
     analogy, anaphora, anastrophe, antiphrasis, antithesis,
     antonomasia, apophasis, aporia, aposiopesis, apostrophe, beauties,
     catachresis, chiasmus, circumlocution, climax, colors,
     colors of rhetoric, conversion, ecphonesis, elegant variation,
     embellishment, embroidery, emphasis, exclamation, figure,
     fine writing, floridity, floridness, flourish, floweriness,
     flowers of speech, frill, gemination, hypallage, hyperbaton,
     hyperbole, inversion, irony, litotes, lushness, luxuriance,
     malapropism, meiosis, metaphor, metonymy, onomatopoeia, ornament,
     ornamentation, oxymoron, paregmenon, parenthesis, periphrasis,
     personification, pleonasm, preterition, prolepsis, purple patches,
     regression, repetition, sarcasm, simile, similitude, spoonerism,
     syllepsis, symploce, synecdoche, zeugma
  
  

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