prosopopeia

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prosopopeia (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of prosopopoeia
    • 1647, John Trapp, Commentary on the Book of Isaiah
      The mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing. The mute and brute creatures, as they seem to groan together with the faithful, {#Ro 8:21,22} so here, by a prosopopeia, they are brought in as congratulating and applauding their deliverance.
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