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Search phrase: metaphor

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All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.11spake but by a metaphor.spake but by a Metaphor.
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.12Indeed, sir, if your metaphor stink I will stop myIndeed sir, if your Metaphor stinke, I will stop my
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.13nose, or against any man's metaphor. Prithee, get theenose, or against any mans Metaphor. Prethe get thee
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.69metaphor?Metaphor?

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
METAPHORBASICmetaphor n

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