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Definition of the adjective apostrophic

What does apostrophic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or characteristic of apostrophe

Alternative definition of the adjective apostrophic


  1. Pertaining to the rhetoric use of apostrophe
  2. Pertaining to the grammatical use of the apostrophe

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2015)

by Chris Baldick

Adjective: apostrophic. See also PROSOPOPOEIA. Further reading : William Waters, Poetry's Touch (2003).

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

apostrophic. Afossino. s. An abscess. APOTHECARY. s. A compounder and vender of medicines. pl. apothecaries. APOTHEGM, APOPHTHEGM. s. A remarkable saying; a valuable Inaxim. APOTHEOSIS. s. Heathenish deification. pl. apotheoses. APPAL. v. To affright, to dismay. pr: par. appalling ; past, appalled .

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

apostrophic. APOS'TUME. *. An abscess; a swelling filled with matter. Written aposteme by good writers. APOTH'ECARY. s. Compounder and vendor of medicines. AP'OTHEGM. *. A remarkable saying ; a valuable maxim ; short instructive remark. v. apothegmatize ; adj. apothegm- atic, apothegmatical ; s. ap- othegmatist. OTHE'OSIS. s. Heathenish deification ; consecration, pi- apotheoses . APOT'OMY. s.

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Apostrophic Madness

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Apostrophic Meaning

Video shows what apostrophic means. Pertaining to the rhetoric use of, or using, apostrophe (sudden, exclamatory dialogue).. Pertaining to the grammatical use ...

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Scrabble value of A1P3O1S1T1R1O1P3H4I1C3

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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