Synonyms of allegory


1. fable, parable, allegory, apologue, story

usage: a short moral story (often with animal characters)

2. emblem, allegory, symbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation

usage: a visible symbol representing an abstract idea

3. allegory, expressive style, style

usage: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor

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