The metonymical replacement of just one term by another that is itself a metonym.
the consequence of a series of metaphors
The unexpressed serial application of tropes of replacement.
The extension of a trope in a single word through a succession of significations, and/or union of two or more tropes of another type of type within one term.
A rhetorical figure or trope believed by some ancient writers, and designed to consist in replacing a word for a synonym or homonym. which latter are at the same time frame comprehended in a metaphorical or transferred feeling: as, “sable caverns” for “black caverns,” this with its turn meaning “dark or gloomy caverns.”
In chem., identical to metalepsy.
replacing metonymy of one figurative feeling for another
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...