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tropical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tropical

  1. 1 being near the equator wanted to escape winter and visit some tropical location where freezing to death would not be a possibility Synonyms equatorial, lowRelated Words semitropical (also semitropic), subtropical (also subtropic)Near Antonyms temperateAntonyms polar

  2. 2 expressing one thing in terms normally used for another an author given to high-flown tropical phrasings and convoluted symbology Synonyms extended, figural, metaphoric (or metaphorical), figurative, 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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