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illusional

  • existent, real.
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Metaphor

Antonyms of METAPHOR
Examples of usage:
  1. By the vulgar mistake of a metaphor for a real being, of a word for a thing, it became a man, endowed with human qualities and governing the universe as an earthly monarch governs his kingdom. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III" by Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.
  2. Your metaphor is an insult to natural instincts." - "At the Mercy of Tiberius" by August Evans Wilson
  3. The greatest proof that Cromwell was really a statesman and not a mere political emergency man of unusual character and ability is that in his last years he was evidently seeing more and more plainly that the right metaphor for a statesman is taken from grafting and not from " root and branch" operations. - "Milton" by John Bailey
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