epithetical
adjective see epithet

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  • 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

  • epithetical — See epithetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • epithetical — ep·i·thet·i·cal …   English syllables

  • epithetical — adjective see epithetic * * * epithetˈic or epithetˈical adjective 1. Relating to an epithet 2. Having or using many epithets • • • Main Entry: ↑epithet …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — noun Etymology: Latin epitheton, from Greek, from neuter of epithetos added, from epitithenai to put on, add, from epi + tithenai to put more at do Date: 1579 1. a. a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • 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

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