Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a parable or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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parable +‎ -like

Examples

  • These plot devices, along with Mr. Peña's arch conception of Redford, ultimately prevent "Flipzoids" from transcending its parablelike construction.

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  • In the absurdist, parablelike "Top of the Whale," also made in 1981, an anthropologist studying the last two members of an Indian tribe in Tierra del Fuego finds that they speak a language consisting of one word.

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