Figurative Vs Literal


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Figurative [fig-yer-uh-tiv] (adjective)

  • metaphorical, based on figures of speech

Literal [lit-er-uhl] (adjective)

  • limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text

Figurative and Literal Word Usage:

  • A figurative meaning of the words “Higher Education” is not to climb on the top of cupboard and study.
  • A figurative meaning of the words is one that is not literal

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