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Your examples don’t seem like examples of using metonmy Changing “She flirted with the raunchy snarls of men.” to read “she flirted with the catcalls and wolf whistles” uses metonymy to imply the snarling raunchy men are represented by catcalls or wolf whistles. Your second example “She flirted with degenerate men” might be a metonym if you drop the word men ...

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