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See definition of allegorize on Dictionary.com
  • as incompare
  • as inillustrate
  • as inliken

synonyms for allegorize

  • connect
  • correlate
  • equal
  • link
  • match
  • relate
  • approach
  • assimilate
  • balance
  • equate
  • parallel
  • resemble
  • standardize
  • vie
  • approximate to
  • be in the same class as
  • be on a par with
  • bear comparison
  • bring near
  • come up to
  • compete with
  • distinguish between
  • draw parallel
  • hold a candle to
  • identify with
  • make like
  • notice similarities
  • put alongside
  • show correspondence
  • stack up with
  • tie up

antonyms for allegorize

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  • disconnect
  • imbalance
  • differ
  • disagree
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How to use allegorize in a sentence

To allegorize life with a masquerade, and represent mankind generally as masquers.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
(c) That therefore we can allegorize Grendel and the dragon into culture-myths connected with the "god Beow."
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Next come the many attempts, old and new, to allegorize the Olympian scene, or to explain it away.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
All allegorize the Sun, six months above and six months below the equator.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
And yet we see the Essenes "allegorize" the bloody altar out of their Bible, but cling to the document more fondly than ever.
THE INFLUENCE OF BUDDHISM ON PRIMITIVE CHRISTIANITYARTHUR LILLIE
To this vessel the Persian poets often refer, and allegorize it in different ways.
SHORTER NOVELS, EIGHTEENTH CENTURYSAMUEL JOHNSON
Charleston I might allegorize in the person of a young woman I met there.
AMERICAN ADVENTURESJULIAN STREET
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