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Adjective
Significant purely in terms of what is being represented or implied
“However, the territories gained were significant only in a symbolic way.”
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Serving as a symbol
“The exploration and searching of the butterfly may be symbolic of the poet's search for an explanation or a meaning for the death of someone close to him.”
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Constituting or representing an original type of something that others are modelled on, or derived from
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Provoking doubt
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A characteristic particular to something
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Relating to or denoting art that does not attempt to represent external reality directly
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Represented by pictures
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Being, or existing as, something in name only
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Relating to or used in poetry
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Having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression
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Intended to create an impression but having no real importance
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Relating to, based on, or appearing in myths or mythology
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Having picturesque scenery
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Serving as an example or explanation
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