- nounsubstitution of a title for a name• Hypernyms: ↑rhetorical device
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rhetorical device — noun a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance) • Topics: ↑rhetoric • Hypernyms: ↑device • Hyponyms: ↑anacoluthia, ↑anacoluthon, ↑asyndeton, ↑ … Useful english dictionary