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Definition of the adjective allegorical

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  1. used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    • examples: allegorical stories | an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army
    • synonym of allegorical: allegoric
    • similar: representative

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Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

Theyemployed allegorical interpretation alongside lexical, historical, and grammatical interpretations ofthe text. Whether ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Classical Philosophy (2013)

by Donald J. Zeyl

Contemporary with the early Stoa we find a few idiosyncratic and unclassifiable allegorical systems, notably that of *Metrodorus of Lampsacus, who read the human characters of the Iliad as representations of parts of the physical cosmos, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2013)

by John Hannavy

are to be understood, not only as everyday images of work at Lacock Abbey, but also as allegorical meditations on the soul's salvation, in which broom, lamp, ladder and doorway ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopaedia: Or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology (1891)

Based on the Real-Encyklopädie of Herzog, Plitt, and Hauck by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson, David Schley Schaff

ALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE BIBLE assumes a double or threefold sense of the Scriptures, —an obvious literal sense, and a hidden spiritual or ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia of Bible Prophecy (2004)

Over 150 Topics from the World's Foremost Prophecy Experts by Tim LaHaye, Edward E. Hindson, Wayne Brindle

Philo employed an allegorical hermeneutic. The word allegory actually means “to say another thing,” or to look for a hidden meaning. Allegory is the direct opposite of a literal interpretation. Philo interpreted the story of Cain and Abel, the laws ...

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Allegorical Sky III

The start of a new day? Or the ending? Or harbinger of the night?

All a matter of perspective, always coming 'round on us again and again

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Small photo of Acireale (CT), Italy - February 28, 2017: small allegorical float, depicting a burlesque dancer, during the carnival parade along the streets of Acireale.Small photo of ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - October 20, 2016: Allegorical composition with trophies at the stone panel on on the pedestal of the monument to Peter I in front of the Mikhailovsky Palace in Saint PetersburgSmall photo of Paris,France- April 29, 2017: Charles Marville, Allegorical Sculpture of Industry on the bridge CarrouselSmall photo of VIAREGGIO, ITALY - MARCH 4, 2017: Viareggio carnival is famous for political satire and allegorical wagonsSmall photo of SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 5, 2017: Allegorical sculpture "Midday" by Giovanni Bonazza, 1717, adorning the classical alleys of Summer Garden royal park.Small photo of SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 5, 2017: Allegorical sculpture "Night" by Giovanni Bonazza, 1717, adorning the alleys of Summer Garden royal park.Small photo of SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 5, 2017: Allegorical sculpture "Aurora" by Giovanni Bonazza, 1717, adorning the classical alleys of Summer Garden royal park. More...

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If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt. (Andrew Schneider)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1G2O1R1I1C3A1L1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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