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Sample sentences for the GRE study word epithet

epithet can be used as a noun

1.The epithet abion or abion, in thi. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Bonacieux, addressing this epithet to her husband. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.For 'gda,' which seems a surprising epithet for a Geat to appl. - from Beowulf by
4."milking their mares," as an epithet applicable to numerous tribes. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.--_Smintheus_ an epithet taken from sminthos, the Phrygian name for. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.--_Gerenian Nestor._ The epithet _Gerenian_ either refers to the nam. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
7."Are there, then, in England two men to whom such an epithet can be applied. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.She was worshipped as Venus Cloacina or the Purifier, and as Venus Myrtea or the myrtle goddess, an epithet derived from the myrtle, the emblem of Love. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.'And you, you worthless--' he broke out as I entered, turning to his daughter-in-law, and employing an epithet as harmless as duck, or sheep, but generally represented by a dash--. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
10.Horribly stuff'd with epithets of war. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
11.As for the epithets of great men, Mons. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
12.Truly, Master Holofernes, the epithets are sweetl. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
13."Some of the epithets which Homer applies to the heavens seem t. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
14.necessary to construe these epithets so literally, nor to draw an. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
15.The term "monster" is equally applicable to small abnormal things and to great, while such epithets as "vast" are merely comparative. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
16.As a metaphor is a short simile, one of these epithets is a short description. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
17."The child still struggled and loaded me with epithets which carried despair to my heart I grasped his throat to silence him, and in a moment he lay dead at my feet. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
18.The shop-boys in the neighbourhood had long been in the habit of branding Noah in the public streets, with the ignominious epithets of 'leathers,' 'charity,' and the like and Noah had bourne them without reply. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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