apologue[ ap-uh-lawg, -log ]SEE DEFINITION OF apologue
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APOLOGUE
And here, Socrates, I will leave the apologue and resume the argument.
I had no answer for the apologue—not even for the self-condemnatory tone in which he told it.
The anecdote was of the character of an apologue, and pertained to game.
This apologue pleased the Cardinal, though, in fact, it was very superficial.
Length is not an essential matter in the definition of an apologue.
Compare the apologue of the gourd and the pear-tree in the sixth Satire (55-114).
This is an apologue of misplaced confidence in things earthly.
Such an apologue is literally no exaggeration of the facts of English history.
Guynemer had answered, not seeing an apologue in his father's words.
Apologue (apo-log), a story or relation of fictitious events intended to convey some useful truths.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR APOLOGUE
- fairy tale
- long and short of it
- news item
- old saw