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 for symbolical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Symbolic \Sym*bol"ic\, Symbolical \Sym*bol"ic*al\, a. [L.
     symbolicus, Gr. symboliko`s: cf. F. symbolique.]
     Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a
     symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs;
     representative; as, the figure of an eye is symbolic of sight
     and knowledge. -- Sym*bol"ic*al*ly, adv. --
     Sym*bol"ic*al*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]
           The sacrament is a representation of Christ's death by
           such symbolical actions as he himself appointed. --Jer.
     [1913 Webster]
     Symbolical delivery (Law), the delivery of property sold by
        delivering something else as a symbol, token, or
        representative of it. --Bouvier. Chitty.
     Symbolical philosophy, the philosophy expressed by
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols;
             "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic
             thinking" [syn: symbolic, symbolical]
      2: serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown
         is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as
         symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish" [syn:
         emblematic, emblematical, symbolic, symbolical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "symbolical":
     allegoric, allegorical, anagogic, associational, connotational,
     connotative, definable, demonstrative, denominative, denotational,
     denotative, designative, diagnostic, emblematic, evidential,
     exhibitive, expressive, extended, extensional, figural, figurative,
     full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, glossematic,
     iconic, identifying, ideographic, idiosyncratic, implicative,
     indicating, indicative, indicatory, individual, intelligible,
     intensional, interpretable, lexemic, lexical, meaning, meaningful,
     meaty, metaphorical, morphemic, naming, pathognomonic, peculiar,
     phrasal, pithy, pointed, pregnant, readable, referential,
     representative, semantic, semantological, semasiological, sememic,
     semiotic, sententious, signalizing, significant, significative,
     signifying, substantial, suggestive, symbolic, symbolistic,
     symbological, symptomatic, symptomatologic, transferred, typical,

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