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Origin of catachresis
OTHER WORDS FROM catachresiscat·a·chres·tic [kat-uh-kres-tik], /ˌkæt əˈkrɛs tɪk/, cat·a·chres·ti·cal, adjectivecat·a·chres·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby catachresis
Example sentences from the Web for catachresis
No expression so terse and yet so striking could dispense with the classicism and the catachresis of "stoically."A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
In this sense the proverb is current by a misuse, or a catachresis at least, of both the words, fortune and fools.Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In this sense the proverb is current by a misuse, or a catachresis at least of both the words, Fortune and Fools.
And yet, after a vast deal of such like catachresis, the orthodoxy of plagiarism remains still in dispute.
It is true that might be taken by catachresis to designate a chamberlain as functionary of the Oriental Court.The Apostles|Ernest Renan