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figural

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of figural

  1. expressing one thing in terms normally used for another <“a candidate running for office” is just a figural expression> Synonyms extended, figurative, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropical, tropologicalRelated Words Aesopian (also Aesopic), allegorical, emblematic (also emblematical), symbolic (also symbolical); catachrestic (or catachrestical), sylleptic; euphemistic; nonliteral, veritableNear Antonyms literal; nonsymbolicAntonyms nonfigurative, nonmetaphorical


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