analogy

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someone who looks for analogies or who reasons by analogy analogist
religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate analogy , doctrine of analogy
euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb) eternal rest , eternal sleep , quietus , rest , sleep
acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps) steel trap
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