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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a tropological way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a tropological or figurative manner.


tropological +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Since you're fond of caricaturing and mocking "Biblical literalists" here, I'll begin by telling you that I like to think I read the Bible literally--as well as allegorically, tropologically, and anagogically.

    Jon Stewart vs. Mike Huckabee on Gay Marriage

  • Yet once such tropologically conditioned insight is being "translated back, so to speak, from language into cognition, from formal description into philosophical argument, it loses all inherent coherence and dissolves in the aporias of intellectual and sensory appearance" (de Man, 78).

    The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition After Kant,

  • Daniel, a human anatomy analyzed both tropologically and chronologically but inverted, its posture repre - senting the stance of sin in relation to the natural order created by God.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • And here they bring in some foolish insipid fable out of Speculum Historiae or Gesta Romanorum and expound it allegorically, tropologically, and anagogically.

    In Praise of Folly

  • Historiale_ or _Gesta Romanorum_ and expound it allegorically, tropologically, and anagogically.

    The Praise of Folly

  • Antiochus’s prohibition of the act: that which is most terrifying is tropologically cancelled yet nonetheless activated.

    Projection, Patriotism, Surrogation: Handel in Calcutta


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