epithetic
adjective see epithet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epithetic — Ep i*thet ic, Epithetical Ep i*thet ic*al, a. [Gr. ? added.] Pertaining to, or abounding with, epithets. In epithetic measured prose. Lloyd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epithetic — See epithet. * * * …   Universalium

  • epithetic — ep·i·thet·ic …   English syllables

  • epithetic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epithetical — Epithetic Ep i*thet ic, Epithetical Ep i*thet ic*al, a. [Gr. ? added.] Pertaining to, or abounding with, epithets. In epithetic measured prose. Lloyd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epithet — epithetic, epithetical, adj. /ep euh thet /, n. 1. any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality: Richard the Lion Hearted is an epithet of Richard I. 2. a characterizing word or phrase firmly… …   Universalium

  • Merchants of Death — epithetic nickname applied to alcohol and tobacco vendors, armament makers, drug pushers, munitions makers, narcotics traffickers, and others whose business may result in the death of their customers …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • NAMES — In the Bible Biblical proper names, together with proper names in Old South Arabic, Canaanite (East or Proto Canaanite, Ugaritic, and Phoenician), Old Aramaic, Akkadian, and – with some reservations – Old Egyptian, comprise one division of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Breton mutations — Like all modern Celtic languages, the Breton language knows oral alteration phenomenons, the consonant mutations and the softening links which makes it a very linked language.For example, * the word ( father ) becomes ma zad ( my father ), da d… …   Wikipedia

  • ep|i|thet|i|cal — «EHP uh THEHT uh kuhl», adjective. = epithetic. (Cf. ↑epithetic) …   Useful english dictionary

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