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Definition of the noun adoxography
What does adoxography mean as a name of something?
- fine writing in praise of trivial or base subjects
- examples: Elizabethan schoolboys were taught adoxography, the art of eruditely praising worthless things | adoxography is particularly useful to lawyers
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- more generic words: authorship / composition / penning / writing = the act of creating written works
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by William Hartston
TRIVIA If you wish to praise this book, the word you seek may well be “ adoxography”—fine writing on a trivial subject. SNOW TROUSERS In October 1812, St. John's and Trinity Colleges in Cambridge issued orders that students appearing in ...
by Harry E. Wedeck
Adoxography: Writing cleverly on a low or trifling theme. From two Greek words meaning inglorious writing. Aegis: Protection: sponsorship: auspices. In Greek mythology, the aegis was the emblem of Zeus.
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
adoxography adp adenosine diphosphate; advanced data processing; advanced development products; airborne data processor; ...
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Video shows what adoxography means. Fine writing on a minor or trivial subject.. Adoxography Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...
Scrabble value of A1D2O1X8O1G2R1A1P3H4Y4
The value of this 11-letter word is 28 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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