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metaphorical 暗喻的，隐喻的

1550s, from metaphor + -ical. Related: metaphorically.
1. It turns out Levy is talking in metaphorical terms.

2. The ship may be heading for the metaphorical rocks unless a buyer can be found.

3. Here, then, we have a metaphorical substitution on a metonymic axis.

4. So, in a metaphorical sense, entropy is arrow of time.

5. But does an author leave a metaphorical fingerprint on the book?