(1) The destruction of both wall and statue is symbolic of breaking free from oppression, and the elation on the faces of the people was the same.(2) I also think that maybe this was a symbolic journey, representing my quest to my inner psyche.(3) Cotton's highly symbolic paintings make statements about the value of land, Maori land concerns and the impact of colonisation.(4) Dirty hospitals are symbolic of an under-funded health service.(5) In a symbolic gesture Chambers cut his annual salary to $1 to appease shareholders and departing employees.(6) "I think that 'The Scream' is one of the best paintings in the world. It is a great symbolic painting."(7) The presentations represented a symbolic passing of the torch from one generation to the next.(8) The castle site is symbolic of York's importance in national affairs of state, much of which is forgotten by people, or not known.(9) A building can be symbolic of power, but it can also be a folly.(10) Now, the loss of Spain is more politically symbolic than militarily significant.(11) The apology for slavery is important in symbolic terms only, especially given the crisis in Liberia.(12) They feel this is symbolic of the problems we face in the nation.(13) Bronze bells are not only percussion instruments but also ritual instruments symbolic of social status and power.(14) In such a circumstance the label under which punishment is imposed would appear to be purely symbolic .(15) To date, their achievements have been purely symbolic or legislative rather than financial.(16) All the while, the world makes symbolic gestures of concern and assistance.
1. emblematic ::
2. figurative ::
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