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par·a·bol·ic(păr′ə-bŏl′ĭk) also par·a·bol·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or similar to a parable.
2. Of or having the form of a parabola or paraboloid.
[Ultimately from Greek parabolē, comparison; see parable. Sense 2, from parabola.]
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|Adj.||1.||parabolical - resembling or expressed by parables|
|2.||parabolical - having the form of a parabola|
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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