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Word: allegory

Definition: story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable


Sentences Containing 'allegory'

I will offer two of them`The Undying Head,'and`Peboan and Seegwun, an Allegory of the Seasons.'
So ignorant are most landsmen of some of the plainest and most palpable wonders of the world, that without some hints touching the plain facts, historical and otherwise, of the fishery, they might scout at Moby Dick as a monstrous fable, or still worse and more detestable, a hideous and intolerable allegory.
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