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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat·a·chres·tic Cat·a·chres·tic·al a. Belonging to, or in the manner of, a catachresis; constituting,  characterized by or given to catachresis; wrested from its natural sense or form; forced; far-fetched.
 -- Cat*a*chres*tic*al*ly, adv.
    [A] catachrestical and improper way of speaking.   --Jer. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : constituting or characterized by or given to catachresis
            [syn: catachrestic]