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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or relating to or befitting tragedy.

Usage examples (29)
  • Behind these men is a buskined hero, beset by a Marshalsea
  • She could have had a Court of Virgins, or gone like Artemis, buskined through the thickets, with a hundred high-girdled nymphs behind her, all for her sake locked in...
  • Zeus break forth in dancing, beating with buskined foot on heaven's bright floor; for now hath she worked her heart's desire in utterly confounding the chiefest of...
  • He regarded the man again; it was very strange, as if a circular stage, the buskined world's tragic-comic wheel of fortune, had turned, and a person whom he had seen in... for more
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