suggestive

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expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor allegory
rhizomatous begonia having leaves with pointed lobes suggestive of stars and pink flowers Begonia heracleifolia , star-leaf begonia , star begonia
pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie bowtie pasta , farfalle
loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle cackle
frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment carnival , circus
elegance suggestive of a royal court courtliness
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas current , flow , stream
orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram's head Cypripedium arietinum , ram's-head , ram's-head lady's slipper
tropical Old World fern having glossy fronds suggestive of holly; sometimes placed in genus Polystichum Cyrtomium aculeatum , holly fern , Polystichum aculeatum
suggestive use of words double entendre , double meaning
gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal) growling
any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn horn
suggestive or sneering look or grin leer
simple leaf having curvature suggestive of a lyre lyrate leaf
death, suggestive of macabre
two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples mangosteen
computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error neural net , neural network
composition suggestive of rural life pastorale
lava that hardened in rounded shapes suggestive of pillows; believed to result from underwater eruptions pillow lava
suggestive of something redolent
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