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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Designed primarily for rhetorical display.

Usage examples (37)
  • epideictic orations
  • By writing in epideictic's distinctively biographical but general terms, she can catch up in her apostrophes a Byron, a Hume,
  • Again, many of the so-called epideictic epigrams are little more than stories told shortly in elegiac verse, much like the stories in Ovid's
  • The Sceptic; it is epideictic poetry that hyperlinks The for more
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