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Use this mental imagery to make you skip the sofa and get moving. The Sun (2012)Those emotions are often conveyed through heart wrenching language and vivid imagery. Christianity Today (2000)The lyrics are awash with religious imagery. The Sun (2008)Why visual imagery rather than any other technique? Lewith, George & Horn, Sandra Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)If their handlers can check the sites through visual imagery they will be able to find more rescue targets. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Nature imagery abounds as metaphor, outer landscape mirroring inner feelings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We like his candour, if not the mental imagery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both deploy inflammatory language and imagery, seeking confrontation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We can't quite work out the religious imagery here. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was a story that they weren't happy with the religious imagery. The Sun (2009)It seems almost religious - but there are no religious symbols or imagery here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was, after all, an age when religious imagery was strictly controlled. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She is working on the aesthetics of religious imagery in Leningrad poetry of the 1970s. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Although religious imagery was excluded from the churches, the Elizabethan government did not prohibit its use elsewhere. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Can a person, with the guidance of visual imagery and imagination, be encouraged to interpret pain in a different way? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then he learnt to his horror that much of the'wonderful imagery and language' he had praised came from books already sitting on his shelves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'imagery'

British English: imagery NOUN
You can refer to the descriptions in something such as a poem or song, and the pictures they create in your mind, as its imagery.
...the nature imagery of the ballad.
  • American English: imagery
  • Brazilian Portuguese: imagens
  • Chinese: 形象化描述
  • European Spanish: imágenes
  • French: images
  • German: Symbolik
  • Italian: immagini
  • Japanese: ひゆ的描写
  • Korean: 심상
  • European Portuguese: imagens
  • Spanish: imágenes


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