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allegorical

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CIDE DICTIONARY

allegoricala. [F. allégorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. . See Allegory.].
     Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative.  [1913 Webster]
    "Allegorical being . . . that kind of language which says one thing, but means another."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

allegorical, adj. (also allegoric) consisting of or relating to allegory; by means of allegory.

Derivative
allegorically adv.

THESAURUS

allegorical

allegoric, anagogic, associational, connotational, connotative, definable, denotational, denotative, expressive, extended, extensional, fabulous, fictional, figurative, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, indicative, intelligible, intensional, interpretable, legendary, meaning, meaningful, meaty, metaphorical, mythic, mythological, mythopoeic, mythopoetic, parabolic, pithy, pointed, pregnant, readable, referential, romantic, romanticized, sententious, significant, significative, substantial, suggestive, symbolic, transferred

ROGET THESAURUS

allegorical

Metaphor

N metaphor, figure of speech, facon de parler, way of speaking, colloquialism, phrase, figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis, metonymy, synecdoche, autonomasia, irony, figurativeness, image, imagery, metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile, personification, prosopopoeia, allegory, apologue, parable, fable, allusion, adumbration, application, exaggeration, hyperbole, association, association of ideas (analogy), metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical, typical, tralatitious, parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical, ironical, colloquial, tropical, so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself, as it were, mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.


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