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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to a historical tendency for a language to reduce its use of inflections.

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  • Under Napata and Meroë, a syncretistic architectural style developed.
  • Bishop Heber that reveals Hemans's abandoned plan for a syncretistic poem along the lines of Volney's
  • Hook aspired to a non-syncretistic synthesis between what he took to be the essential theses of pragmatism and the empirically defensible aspects of Marxism.
  • This final purity can never, of course, be expressed by any verbal statement of the philosophy, however undogmatic that statement may be, however deliberately syncretistic. for more
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