Definitions for "FIGURE OF SPEECH"
(or figurative language) is another term used for imagery and generally refers to such devices as metaphor, simile and personification.
A figure of speech is a form of speech in which words are used out of their usual meaning to form a picture in the mind. The figures of speech are the simile (comparison), metaphor, synecdoche, metonymy, personification, hyperbole . . .
language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
a change from the usual form of expression for the purpose of producing a greater effect
a form of written expression used to vividly illustrate a point by using forms contrary to normal laws of grammar
an expression that describes one thing in terms of something else
a marketing communications firm and design studio dedicated to providing a wide range of marketing strategies and services to clients both national and international in a variety of industries focusing strongly on Internet start-ups
Keywords:  tendency, recognizing, way
a way of recognizing this tendency