epical
adjective see epic I

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  • 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

  • epical — 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

  • epical — 1. noun a) Any book containing 2 or more epics. b) In epic poetry, a lengthy, revered narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • epical — adj. having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epical — ep·i·cal …   English syllables

  • epical — adjective constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic epic tradition • Syn: ↑epic • Pertains to noun: ↑epic, ↑epic (for: ↑epic) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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