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What do you call the act of "misusing" metaphors or using it in a way that's not accepted or considered wrong by most authors. I am trying to find the word, because there are no clear rules of how to use metaphors, except some people often agrees that metaphors used in a certain way is bad or improper or bad style.

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I've typically heard the word "malaproper" or "malapropism" are the correct word to use for a misuse of a metaphor or other type of sentence (simile, allegory), though I may be wrong.

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