Epically
Epical Ep"ic*al, a. Epic. -- {Ep"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Poems which have an epical character. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

His [Wordsworth's] longer poems (miscalled epical). --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


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  • epically — epic ► NOUN 1) a long poem describing the deeds of heroic or legendary figures or the past history of a nation. 2) a long film, book, etc. portraying heroic deeds or covering an extended period of time. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or… …   English terms dictionary

  • epically — adverb see epic I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epically — See epic. * * * …   Universalium

  • epically — adverb In an epic manner …   Wiktionary

  • epically — n. in an epic manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epically — ep·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • epically — pə̇k(ə)lē, pēk , li adverb : in an epic manner * * * epˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑epic …   Useful english dictionary

  • epic — epically, adv. epiclike, adj. /ep ik/, adj. Also, epical. 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer s Iliad is an… …   Universalium

  • epic — I. adjective Etymology: Latin epicus, from Greek epikos, from epos word, speech, poem more at voice Date: 1589 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an epic < an epic poem > 2. a. extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bombing of Dresden in World War II — Dresden after the bombing raid The Bombing of Dresden was a military bombing by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) and as part of the Allied forces between 13 February and 15 Febr …   Wikipedia

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