Metalepsis



[met-uh-lep-sis] /ˌmɛt əˈlɛp sɪs/

noun, plural metalepses
[met-uh-lep-seez] /ˌmɛt əˈlɛp siz/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric.
1.
the use of metonymy to replace a word already used figuratively.

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