Adjective(1) (used of the meanings of words or text(2) consisting of or forming human or animal figures
(1) On the contrary at any given point of time an abstract artist could do figurative work.(2) For example, is the term metaphor itself literal or figurative ?(3) Freud is better known as a figurative painter but his early paintings, often linear in character, owe much to his graphic work.(4) All these restrictions suggest that the country's newfound "sovereign "status is more figurative than literal.(5) Particularly when used in a figurative sense to refer to having heard something unpleasant.(6) In his figurative works he let the figure bulge out of anatomical specifications and proportions.(7) The downstream effect in this case is both literal and figurative .(8) This second edition is not light reading, neither in the figurative or literal sense.(9) The standard was derived from the smaller figurative works on some of the larger paintings and then we kept to that.(10) But there is a tendency toward abstraction even in figurative painters here.(11) But I just think that figurative usages don't in fact help richness and vibrancy much.(12) Nonetheless, I think that even Philippe's examples expose some risks of figurative usage.(13) The city of New York has been an inspiration for figurative painter Hector McDonnell.(14) Although told that such usage might be metaphorical or figurative , Tess is undeterred.(15) Using it is too much of a literal and figurative headache, and if you get sloppy there's always the danger of nasty results.(16) Born in Spain, she has become a top figurative artist who interprets the everyday world of Spanish women.
(1) figurative language :: iaith ffigurol
2. nonliteral ::
3. symbolic ::
4. allegorical ::
5. representative ::
6. emblematic ::
Different Formsfigurative, figuratively
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That is the FIGURATIVE "you,"
not the literal "you."
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 15
English to Welsh Dictionary: figurative
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