Definition of Paronomasias

1. Noun. (plural of paronomasia) ¹



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Definition of Paronomasias

1. paronomasia [n] - See also: paronomasia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paronomasias

paroles
parolfactory
parolfactory area
paroling
parolivary
parols
paromologia
paromology
paromomycin
paromomycin sulfate
paromphalocele
paroneiria
paronomasia
paronomasiac
paronomasiacs
paronomasias (current term)
paronomasic
paronomasies
paronomastic
paronomastical
paronomasy
paronychia
paronychiae
paronychial
paronychias
paronychium
paronym
paronymic
paronymies
paronymous

Literary usage of Paronomasias

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1. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1879)
"The first class of paronomasias may be illustrated by Shelley's line— And like a cloud dyed in the dying day ; the second, by Sheridan's correction of his ..."

2. Paronomasia and Kindred Phenomena in the New Testament by Elbert Russell (1920)
"The nearest parallel is, perhaps, to be sought in the Greek translation of the Old Testament books in which paronomasias are most numerous. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1856)
"(Gr.) But of these paronomasias, Prof. Stuart observes that the instance from Heb. x. 34. is the only оме which appears to betray any marks of design ..."

4. Introduction to the Book of Isaiah: With an Appendix Containing the by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1895)
"4), the sixteen paronomasias l (see esp. xxiv. 1, 3, 4, 6, 16-19; xxv. ... But any list of Isaianic paronomasias will have to be carefully scrutinised ..."

5. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"The numerous paronomasias, or concurrences of words of like sound, ... Sec instances of such paronomasias in Hebrews v. 8. 14. vii. 3. 19. ix. 10. x. ..."

6. Language and Languages by Frederic William Farrar (1878)
"No doubt the constant paronomasias or plays on words which occur in the sacred ... But as similar alliterations and paronomasias are most frequent at that ..."

7. Commentary on the Prophets of the Old Testament by Heinrich Ewald, John Frederick Smith (1876)
"Since, then, Yesaya employs many paronomasias in this part of his discourse, it seems more probable that he alludes in the word/af to ver. ..."

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