imagery

[ im-ij-ree, im-i-juh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF imagery

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His style is often rough but expressive and rich in imagery.

Answer all these questions by referring to your imagery alone.

In general it may be said that the power, or at least the use, of imagery decreases with age.

We may say that imagery is to thinking what scaffolding is to architecture.

Tactual imagery would, of course, serve the purpose as well.

Getting as it were into her stride, she took a bolder line of imagery.

To lead the pupils to appreciate the music and imagery of the poem.

Nature cannot grieve, but we appreciate the beauty of the imagery.

"Your imagery is really charming," remarked Hortebise sarcastically.

What—having the gift of imagery—should we by preference endeavour to image?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "piece of sculpture, carved figures," from Old French imagerie (13c.), from imagier "painter," from image (see image (n.)). Meaning "ornate description" (in poetry, etc.) is from 1580s.

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