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(n) a figure of speech which uses a word in a situation to which it is actually not applicable, in order to make an idea clear. Consider the phrase 'sweet voice.' The word 'sweet' actually cannot be used for 'voice' because 'voice' is not a thing; you cannot keep it on your tongue and taste it. However, using the word 'sweet' for voice immediately tells the reader that it is very pleasant sounding- as pleasant to the ear as sweets are to the tongue. Thus, the word sweet is used metaphorically here.