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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or having the characteristics of an ancient Greek sylvan deity often represented as having certain attributes of a horse or goat and having a fondness for Dionysian revelry

Usage examples (30)
  • This satyric old man pursues young girls
  • Three tragedies represented in succession were followed by a burlesque, the so-called satyric drama, which has no connection, it must be remembered, with the moral...
  • You - "" Clark told me all about your satyric reputation.
  • There are three kinds of scenes, one called the tragic, second, the comic, third, the satyric. for more
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