similative


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This pattern differs from the patterns illustrated above in that the conversion to the new word--class takes place exclusively as a result of figurative extension from the base and not following any of the models described in Table 1, including the Similative one.
Tambling's book is afflicted by an obsession with how James is 'like' (at times, everything collapses into a similative abyss) this, that, or the other.
I futher divide paring types into two subtypes here, calling pairing types in (33) and (34) similative pair types and alternative pair types, respectively.