omnificent
adjective Etymology: Latin omni- + English -ficent (as in magnificent) Date: 1677 unlimited in creative power

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  • omnificent — omnificence, n. /om nif euh seuhnt/, adj. creating all things; having unlimited powers of creation. Also, omnific /om nif ik/. [1670 80; OMNI + ficent, as in beneficent] * * * …   Universalium

  • omnificent — adjective all creating …   Wiktionary

  • omnificent — om·nif·i·cent …   English syllables

  • omnificent — om•nif•i•cent [[t]ɒmˈnɪf ə sənt[/t]] also om•nif•ic [[t]ɒmˈnɪf ɪk[/t]] adj. creating all things; having unlimited powers of creation • Etymology: 1670–80; omni + ficent, as in beneficent om•nif′i•cence, n …   From formal English to slang

  • omnificent — nt adjective Etymology: omn + ficent (as in magnificent) : creating all that comes into existence : unlimited in creative power * * * omnificence, n. /om nif euh seuhnt/, adj. creating all things; having unlimited powers of creation. Also,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • omnificence — ämˈnifəsən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: from omnificent, after such pairs as English benevolent : benevolence : the quality or state of being omnificent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limerick (poetry) — A limerick is a five line poem with a strict form, originally popularized in English by Edward Lear. Limericks are frequently witty or humorous, and sometimes obscene with humorous intent.The following example of a limerick is of anonymous origin …   Wikipedia

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