adjective see Juvenal

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  • juvenalian — ju·ve·na·li·an …   English syllables

  • juvenalian — adjective see juvenal III …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juvenalian satire — is one of two types of formal satire (the other being Horatian satire) characterized primarily by contempt and invective. It is named after the Roman poet Juvenal who employed this style in his satires.One famous example of this kind of satire is …   Wikipedia

  • Juvenalian satire — ▪ literature       in literature, any bitter and ironic criticism of contemporary persons and institutions that is filled with personal invective, angry moral indignation, and pessimism. The name alludes to the Latin satirist Juvenal, who, in the …   Universalium

  • Juvenal — Juvenalian /jooh veuh nay lee euhn/, adj. /jooh veuh nl/, n. (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) A.D. c60 140, Roman poet. * * * orig. Decimus Junius Juvenalis born с AD 55 died 130 Roman poet. He is believed to have been born into a wealthy family, to… …   Universalium

  • Satire — This article is about the genre. For the mythological creature, see satyr. Satires redirects here. For other uses, see Satires (disambiguation). 1867 edition of Punch, a ground breaking British magazine of popular humour, including a great deal… …   Wikipedia

  • List of eponymous adjectives in English — An eponymous adjective is an adjective which has been derived from the name of a person, real or fictional. Persons from whose name the adjectives have been derived are called eponyms.Following is a list of eponymous adjectives in English. A… …   Wikipedia

  • satire — /sat uyeur/, n. 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule. 3 …   Universalium

  • Juvenal — biographical name A.D. 55 to 60 circa 127 Decimus Junius Juvenalis Roman poet & satirist • Juvenalian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • A Modest Proposal — for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being a Burden on Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick,[1] commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and… …   Wikipedia

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