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Definition of "figurate" []

  • Forming a figure. (adjective)

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Use "figurate" in a sentence
  • ""figurate" poems, i.e. the letters of each verse, being arranged with due regularity, form artistic designs."
  • "But however much we might be writing as an attempt to figurate an otherwise inarticulable awareness of our own fucked-upness (and to thereby comprehend and control it), the full reality may be less simple."
  • "Eventually it denoted any num - ber which when added to a figurate number, for exam - ple a square number, generates the next number of the same shape."