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  • s  used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    allegorical stories
    an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army

  • Not that the decorative and allegorical paintings are shallow either.
  • An allegorical fantasy about lost friendships that featured cute talking animals and oddball characters, fans of "Chunky Rice" will be surprised at the change in Thompson's approach.
  • Looking for the allegorical or sublime in Rowling strikes a lot of intelligent people, who as a rule have doubts about anything 'sublime,' as dumpster diving in search of discarded .
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  • Community News
    MIRA performs at Trinity Episcopal Church: MIRA, a chamber ensemble from Charlottesville that specializes in medieval and renaissance music, will perform masterworks from the 15th and 16th centuries, along with motets bemoaning poverty, the folly and joys of wine and allegorical songs of love.
    June 6, 2013 - The Staunton News Leader

  • James McTeigue in WISC
    A lot of the questions I get are geared at this being Bush's America or Blair's Britain -- and I don't agree with that,McTeigue told me in an @ The Movies interview Thursday. "I think it's an allegorical tale, a cautionary tale. It's about...
  • Mike Huckabee in Salt Lake Tribune
    If you believe the part that says 'Go and pluck out your eye,' well, none of us believe that we ought to go pluck out our eye. That obviously is allegorical,Huckabee said. "But the Bible has some messages that nobody really can confuse and...
  • Billy Campbell in MSNBC
    It's just such an interesting premise - people trying to fit in. It's almost allegorical,says Campbell, stressing that it's more "science fantasy" than "science fiction."

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