Synonyms and Antonyms of allegory

  1. a story intended to teach a basic truth or moral about life <Dr. Seuss's story “The Sneetches” is a telling allegory about tolerance for people's differences> Synonyms apologue, fable, parable Related Words beast fable, bestiary; morality play; legend, myth, mythology, narrative, tale

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