Allusion vs Utterance - What's the difference?
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Allusion is a related term of utterance.
As nouns the difference between allusion and utterance
is that allusion
is allusion while utterance
is an act of uttering or utterance
can be the utmost extremity (of a fight etc).
An indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication.
An act of uttering.
* (John Milton)
* , chapter=13
- at length gave utterance to these words
The Mirror and the Lamp
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. He spoke with extreme contempt of the dense stupidity exhibited on all occasions by the working classes.}}
* 2005 , (Plato), Sophist . Translation by Lesley Brown. .
The ability to speak.
Manner of speaking.
* Bible, Acts ii. 4
- To know how one should express oneself in saying or judging that there really are falsehoods without getting caught up in contradiction by such an utterance : that's extremely difficult, Theaetetus.
* (John Keats)
- Theybegan to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance .
- O, how unlike / To that large utterance of the early gods!
(obsolete) Sale by offering to the public.
(obsolete) Putting in circulation.
- (Francis Bacon)
* Mathematics and Poetry are... the utterance of the same power of imagination, only that in the one case it is addressed to the head, in the other, to the heart. — Thomas Hill
From (etyl) oultrance.
The utmost extremity (of a fight etc.).
*:And soo they mette soo hard / that syre Palomydes felle to the erthe hors and alle / Thenne sir Bleoberis cryed a lowde and said thus / make the redy thou fals traytour knyghte Breuse saunce pyte / for wete thow certaynly I wille haue adoo with the to the vtteraunce for the noble knyghtes and ladyes that thou hast falsly bitraid