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ALLEGORY

story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable

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The meaning of the word allegory is story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable.

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WordMeaning
raspymaking a harsh noise; grating; harsh
cantinsincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people
trinketknickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
rubrictitle or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
supernumeraryperson or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
apiaristperson who keeps bees
hemsurround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.
rational(of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
kismetfate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.