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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Allegorizing
Definition:
of Allegorize

Synonyms:

verb
compare
allegorize, approach, assimilate, balance, come up to, connect, correlate, equal, equate, link, match, parallel, relate, resemble, standardize, vie, tie up, identify with, make like, approximate to, be in the same class as, be on a par with, bear comparison, bring near, compete with, distinguish between, draw parallel, hold a candle to, notice similarities, put alongside, show correspondence, stack up with.
comparing
comparing, contrasting, likening, matching, Paralleling.
illustrate
bring home, clarify, clear, clear up, delineate, depict, disclose, elucidate, embody, emphasize, epitomize, evidence, evince, exhibit, explain, expose, expound, get across, get over, highlight, illuminate, imitate, instance, interpret, lay out, limelight, manifest, mark, mirror, personify, picture, point up, portray, proclaim, represent, reveal, show, spotlight, symbolize, typify, vivify, Emblematize, Ostend, show and tell, make clear, make plain, draw a picture.
Examples of usage:
  1. In its form it is almost wholly pastoral, because it feigns an environment of shepherds, allegorizing college life as the life of men tending flocks, and the occupations of earnest students as the careless diversions of rustic swains. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  2. It makes us realize that the early Church Fathers, who displayed a truly appalling ingenuity in allegorizing the Old Testament and who found " types" of Christ and His Church in frankly sensual Oriental wedding songs, have many sturdy descendants among us to this very hour! – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  3. For his remarks are precisely of the kind which we make when the party is over, and we sit by the fire generalizing and allegorizing the people we have met. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  4. Let us seek to realise such positions, to comprehend the marvellous heart which they reveal to us, and we shall derive more love and trust from the effort than from all such doctrinal inference and allegorizing as would dry up, into a hortus siccus, the sweetest blooms of the sweetest story ever told. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  5. It is quite possible that some allegorizing tendencies have had some influence upon this narrative. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier

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