Antonyms for symbolizing

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In China, he is often represented with a mace (symbolizing a thunderbolt) instead of a sword.

The scene may be interpreted as symbolizing the grief of a mother for a dead son.

Action only to give reader the tone, symbolizing the tone of the people.

Whence, then, came the illusion that symbolizing of the idea was a novelty?

We see the wheel of Ezekiel symbolizing the whole scheme and fabric of Nature.

I have alluded to his symbolizing the wish-fulfilment of the inarticulate, and the inarticulate are many.

Many flags waved throughout the war in the beams of search-lights, symbolizing a patriotism fully aroused.

They appear to emanate from a cloud resting upon the hour-glass, and may help the other emblems in symbolizing time and eternity.

Surmounting the arch will be the chief group of the composition, symbolizing Woman Glorified.

The vine came to represent the "I am the vine" and the birds grew longer wings and became doves, symbolizing pure Christian souls.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "to represent by a symbol," also "to be a symbol of," from French symboliser, from Modern Latin symbolizare, from symbolum (see symbol). Related: Symbolized; symbolizes; symbolizing.

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