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Definition of the adjective aeschylean
What does aeschylean mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- of or relating to or in the manner of Aeschylus
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Alternative definition of the adjective aeschylean
- Of or relating to Aeschylus, an ancient Greek dramatic poet.
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by J. A. Cuddon
Aeschylean. In the manner or style of Aeschylus (525-456 BC), the oldest of the great Greek tragedians whose works are currently extant (e.g. the Oresteian trilogy). Thus - sombre, magnificent, lofty, possessing grandeur.
A - G. by Frederick Burwick
Aeschylean density, the Sophoclean addition of a third character, and Euripidean flexibility of form are all exploited in this drama. In spite, or perhaps because of, this close engagement with Aeschylus's technique in particular, both of Shelley's ...
A Milton Encyclopedia (1983)
by William Bridges Hunter
What Milton did, in effect, in terms of Greek drama*, was to return to the earlier two-character Aeschylean tragedy, rather than to the models of Sophocles or Euripides in which a third character was added. Despite its striking resemblances to ...
by Sir William Smith
There is a remarkable concurrence between the Aeschylean description of the disease which was to produce " lichens coursing over the flesh, eroding with fierce voracity the former natural structure, and white hairs shooting up over the part ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
suf belonging to; like (Aeschylean, European) ebon- [Gr. ebenos, ebony tree ] base black (ebonize, ebony) ebriet- [L. ebrietas, drunkenness] base drunkenness (ebriecation, ebriety) ebullio- [L. ebullire, to bubble out] base boiling ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1S1C3H4Y4L1E1A1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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