Synonyms of 'parable'
related adjectives parabolic, parabolical
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An allegory is a story, poem, or painting in which the characters and events are symbols of something else. Allegories are often moral, religious, or political.
The book is a kind of allegory of the country's history.
Thesaurus for parable from the Collins English Thesaurus
A parable is a short story, which is told in order to make a moral or religious point, like those in the Bible .