- described as indirect references
- Figurative; symbolical.
- Having mention of the one thing not fully expressed; containing an allusion.
refers to the all-encompassing capacity of a UFC fighter; more than evasive; the capacity to use every thing also to prevent every thing all at the same time
c.1600, from Latin allus-, past participle stem of alludere (see allude) + -ive. Relevant: Allusively; allusiveness.
(a.) Figurative; symbolical.
- (a.) Having mention of anything maybe not completely expressed; containing an allusion.
It wearies by the constant strain after effect, its mock-heroics and allusive periphrasis, and excites distrust by its want of moderation.