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the act of representing something with a symbol


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4 -- color) Wendy receives her quinceanera doll -- her last doll -- symbolizing leaving childhood, at her quinceanera celebration in San Fernando.
The latter he deployed iconically in title pages, printer's marks, and decorated initials using such motifs as the dolphin, which symbolized Venetian swiftness at sea, and the anchor, symbolizing Venice's maritime stability; and he deployed similar motifs textually in mottoes and dedications.
But this masterpiece was also, as Edwin Heathcote notes, 'a virtual disaster for ecclesiastical design from the liturgical point of view; [leading] to a spate of idiotic "gestures", buildings symbolizing anything from praying hands to doves; buildings emanating from a single bland idea, justified in the name of the new modernism'.
They adopted the symbol of a circle with a dot in the center to refer to their Order in secret correspondence, a shorthand way of symbolizing the all-seeing eye.
The lower side hills would be ideally on the left, symbolizing the white tiger (protector of good fortune).
Terrestrial elements run throughout the existing casino, while the architectural features of the expansion incorporate celestial themes, symbolizing the future of the tribe.
The easiest way to demonstrate this is to ask whether symbolizing any other minority in the same or in a similar manner would be acceptable.
The loaves are meant for daily consumption, weigh a little over half a pound, and come in the form of 12 pieces around a center piece, symbolizing Christ and the apostles.
Dollmam, which shows dark, hulking figures, vaguely Semitic or African, who join female forms symbolizing beasts of desire nipping at the saint's soul.
But proponents of restrictive speech codes can make exactly the same claim about the importance of symbolizing the academic community's values.
When Jesus brings Lazarus back from the dead, Lazarus immediately begins to laugh, symbolizing his profound joy in living, "the Eternal Life in Yes.
Symbolizing the thousands of souls unleashed that infamous morning, the unique 18-feet-tall monument forges two artistic mediums -- sculpture and painting.
For the past week, one of the most visible signs of the celebration in most Iranian homes has been the ``haft seen,'' a display symbolizing longevity, health and good fortune.
Francesco del Cossa's fresco in the Palazzo Schifanoia has the spectators, Ferrara's married and marriageable women, looking down on the violators of Christian feminine mores, their height symbolizing the superiority of chastity over unbound female sexuality.
The symbolism has faded somewhat, but even the coffin is shaped like an ancient baptismal font, with the arched lid symbolizing a partial halo.