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catachrestical


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catachrestic  \Cat`a*chres"tic\,  Catachrestical 
  \Cat`a*chres"tic*al\,  a. 
  Belonging  to  or  in  the  manner  of  a  catachresis;  wrested 
  from  its  natural  sense  or  form  forced;  far-fetched.  -- 
  {Cat`a*chres"tic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  [A]  catachrestical  and  improper  way  of  speaking.  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catachrestical 
  adj  :  constituting  or  characterized  by  or  given  to  catachresis 
  [syn:  {catachrestic}] 




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