Epidictic
Epidictic Ep`i*dic"tic, Epidictical Ep`i*dic"tic*al, a. [L. epidictius. See {Epideictic}.] Serving to explain; demonstrative. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epidictic — EPIDÍCTIC, Ă, epidictici, ce, adj. (livr.) Care serveşte la o demonstraţie – Din fr. épidictique. Trimis de viomih, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  epidíctic adj. m., pl. epidíctici; f. sg. epidíctică …   Dicționar Român

  • epidictic — obs. form of epideictic …   Useful english dictionary

  • epidictic — /ɛpiˈdɪktɪk/ (say epee diktik) adjective → epideictic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Epidictical — Epidictic Ep i*dic tic, Epidictical Ep i*dic tic*al, a. [L. epidictius. See {Epideictic}.] Serving to explain; demonstrative. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epideictic — The Epideictic oratory, also called ceremonial oratory, or praise and blame rhetoric, is one of the three branches, or species (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined in Aristotle s Rhetoric, to be used to praise or blame during ceremonies. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Epideictic — Ep i*deic tic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to show forth, display; epi + ? to show. Cf. {Epidictic}.] Serving to show forth, explain, or exhibit; applied by the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to persuade …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epideictic — /ɛpiˈdaɪktɪk/ (say epee duyktik) adjective displaying the skill of the speaker: epideictic orations. Also, epidictic /ɛpiˈdɪktɪk/ (say epee diktik). {Greek epideiktikos displaying} …   Australian English dictionary

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