Examples of figural in a Sentence
“a candidate running for office” is just a figural expression
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He was committed to a psychiatric hospital in Verona in 1947, and lived there until his death, in 1974, producing hundreds of colorful gouaches, distinctive for their obsessive repetition and figural silhouettes filled with bubbles or holes.
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Synonymsextended, figurative, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropical, tropological
Related WordsAesopian (also Aesopic), allegorical, emblematic (also emblematical), symbolic (also symbolical); catachrestic (or catachrestical), sylleptic; euphemistic; nonliteral, veritable
Near Antonymsliteral; nonsymbolic
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