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Parabolical

adjective
1.
Resembling or expressed by parables.  Synonym: parabolic.
2.
Having the form of a parabola.  Synonym: parabolic.






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"Parabolical" Quotes from Famous Books



... breeches pocket, and scratch his leg quietly; then he would turn half round, and look up; then make to the pew door again; then leave it, and so on to the finish. He was an earnest, plain-spun sort of individual, but he got through his parabolical exposition very satisfactorily. We fancied he would afterwards ascend the pulpit, which was lighted up; but he kept out of it, and nobody ever went near it at all, except at the finish, when a man quietly walked up the steps and put the gas out. We could not exactly see the force of lighting ...
— Our Churches and Chapels • Atticus



Words linked to "Parabolical" :   rounded, parabola, parable



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