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1. Shaped or fashioned in a particular way.
2. Decorated with a design; patterned: "My dress is richly figured" (Amy Lowell).
3. Represented, as in graphic art or sculpture; depicted.


1. (Art Terms) depicted as a figure in graphic art, painting, or sculpture
2. decorated or patterned with a design
3. having a form
4. (Music, other) music
a. ornamental
b. (of a bass part) provided with numerals indicating accompanying harmonies


(ˈfɪg yərd)

1. ornamented with a device or pattern.
2. formed or shaped.
3. represented by a pictorial or sculptured figure.
fig•ured•ly (ˈfɪg yərd li, -yər ɪd-) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.figured - (of e.g. fabric design) adorned with patterns; "my dress is richly figured"- Amy Lowell
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
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Perhaps because the "contemporary" cannot be second-guessed; perhaps because the conundrum of the body persists, because the body will not be figured out or figured.
While both men and women can be figured by this trickster Jesus, McLaughlin sees St.