marmoreally
adverb see marmoreal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • marmoreally — See marmoreal. * * * …   Universalium

  • marmoreally — mar·mo·re·al·ly …   English syllables

  • marmoreally — adverb see marmoreal * * * marmorˈeally adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑marmoreal …   Useful english dictionary

  • marmoreal — marmoreally, adv. /mahr mawr ee euhl, mohr /, adj. of or like marble: skin of marmoreal smoothness. Also, marmorean. [1790 1800; < L marmore(us) made of marble (see MARBLE, EOUS) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • marmoreal — also marmorean adjective Etymology: Latin marmoreus, from marmor marble Date: 1656 of, relating to, or suggestive of marble or a marble statue especially in coldness or aloofness • marmoreally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marmoreal — [mα: mɔ:rɪəl] adjective literary made of or likened to marble. Derivatives marmoreally adverb Origin C18: from L. marmoreus (from marmor marble ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • marmoreal — [mär môr′ē əl] adj. [< L marmoreus < marmor, MARBLE + AL] 1. of marble 2. like marble; cold, white, smooth, hard, etc.: Also marmorean marmoreally adv …   English World dictionary

  • marmoreal — adj. poet. of or like marble. Derivatives: marmoreally adv. Etymology: L marmoreus (as MARBLE) …   Useful english dictionary

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