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synonyms for parable

  • fable
  • tale
  • allegory
  • legend
  • lesson
  • teaching
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That interpretation is visible in the movie’s design, with the Round Table and the castle rendered in dull, almost industrial grays and harsh lighting, and there are ways to read the film as an environmental parable, too.
THE GREEN KNIGHT IS GLORIOUS AND A LITTLE BAFFLING. LET’S UNTANGLE IT.ALISSA WILKINSONJULY 30, 2021VOX
The investment was also a depressing parable for capitalism today.
HOW JUUL FOUND SUCCESS: INNOVATION AND ADDICTIONJAMES HIRSCHJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some of his encounters over the past few days have felt like contemporary parables, King says.
WHY WOULD YOU WALK FROM D.C. TO NEW YORK?MARTIN FRITZ HUBERAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It was a parable about “what is relevant is life — not worrying about ideology, about politics, about whether he is a commie or a capitalist.”
BERNARD LOWN, PHYSICIAN WHO RALLIED DOCTORS AGAINST NUCLEAR WAR, DIES AT 99EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Longevity research always reminds me of the parable of blind men and an elephant.
ANOTHER WIN FOR SENOLYTICS: FIGHTING AGING AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL JUST GOT EASIERSHELLY FANNOVEMBER 24, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
According to the parable, if they ask for the Ramsey number for two-color cliques of size 5, we should throw all the resources of human civilization into finding it.
DISORDER PERSISTS IN LARGER GRAPHS, NEW MATH PROOF FINDSKEVIN HARTNETTNOVEMBER 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
When employees found they would be unable to deliver on Abovitz’s vision, Magic Leap went from being one of the most intriguing tech startups outside of Silicon Valley to a parable about believing one’s own hype.
MAGIC LEAP TRIED TO CREATE AN ALTERNATE REALITY. ITS FOUNDER WAS ALREADY IN ONEVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
The resurrection of Lazarus is a transparent fabrication out of the parable of the rich man and Lazarus.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
So I have had to convey my precepts insensibly to Milord K.—to convey them in homeopathic doses of parable.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Here is Christianity with its marvellous parable of the Prodigal Son to teach us indulgence and pardon.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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WORDS RELATED TO PARABLE

  • apologue
  • emblem
  • fable
  • figuration
  • moral
  • myth
  • parable
  • story
  • symbol
  • symbolism
  • symbolization
  • tale
  • typification
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