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- 1. symbolic, symbolical
- usage: relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols; "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic thinking"
- 2. emblematic, emblematical, symbolic, symbolical, representative (vs. nonrepresentative)
- usage: serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
- 3. symbolic
- usage: using symbolism; "symbolic art"
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