Paraphrastical
Paraphrastic Par`a*phras"tic, Paraphrastical Par`a*phras"tic*al, a. [Gr.?: cf. F. paraphrastique.] Paraphrasing; of the nature of paraphrase; explaining, or translating in words more clear and ample than those of the author; not literal; free. -- {Par`a*phras"tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • paraphrastical — a. See paraphrastic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • paraphrastical — para·phras·ti·cal …   English syllables

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  • Paraphrastic — Par a*phras tic, Paraphrastical Par a*phras tic*al, a. [Gr.?: cf. F. paraphrastique.] Paraphrasing; of the nature of paraphrase; explaining, or translating in words more clear and ample than those of the author; not literal; free. {Par a*phras… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paraphrastically — Paraphrastic Par a*phras tic, Paraphrastical Par a*phras tic*al, a. [Gr.?: cf. F. paraphrastique.] Paraphrasing; of the nature of paraphrase; explaining, or translating in words more clear and ample than those of the author; not literal; free.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paraphrastic — a.; (also paraphrastical) Explanatory (by amplification), free, diffuse …   New dictionary of synonyms

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