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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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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

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  • 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

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