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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that tells a story with a moral.

Usage examples (30)
  • The play ended allegorically
  • Adjective : an allegorical poem; an allegorical meaning
  • In the Edwyn Collins 'single "A Girl Like You" he uses the word "allegorically" for the first and possibly only time in the history of popular music.
  • It was arranged to formally bury him, allegorically. for more
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