prosopopeial

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prosopopoeia or prosopopeia (ˌprɒsəpəˈpiːə)
 
n
1.  rhetoric another word for personification
2.  a figure of speech that represents an imaginary, absent, or dead person speaking or acting
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek prosōpopoiia dramatization, from prosōpon face + poiein to make]
 
prosopopeia or prosopopeia
 
n
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek prosōpopoiia dramatization, from prosōpon face + poiein to make]
 
prosopo'poeial or prosopopeia
 
adj
 
prosopo'peial or prosopopeia
 
adj

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