writing or using allegory; interpreting in an allegorical sense.
to make into an ; narrate . to understand in an sense; interpret . to use . verb to transform (a story, narrative, fable, etc) into or compose in the form of allegory (transitive) to interpret allegorically
a female given name. Contemporary Examples Yet those fears were borne out when, at the age of five, Allegra died of typhus. The Man Who Invented Vampires and the Creepiest Literary Gathering Ever Emma Garman November 23, 2013 The Cookbook Collectorby Allegra Goodman A novel about greed—and money—during the dot-com boom. This Week’s Hot Reads […]
light, graceful, and moderately fast in tempo. an allegretto movement. Historical Examples The stillness of night and the shimmering moonlight are in the delicate harmonies of (allegretto) strings. Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies Philip H. Goepp This allegretto is continued until the theme is taken up in C minor. Life of Beethoven […]
noun Gregorio. 1582–1652, Italian composer and singer. His compositions include a Miserere for nine voices Historical Examples Some portions of the Miserere were taken from Baini, but the greater part were allegri’s. Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Some of his pictures are signed; “Leito,” a synonym for his name, […]
brisk or rapid in tempo. an allegro movement. . Historical Examples Milton presented two distinct poems, though allied by antithesis, and Penseroso does not speak until allegro has finished. The Standard Cantatas George P. Upton The strings and the wind took up the allegro, and Thayer rose. The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray It finally […]