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synonyms for anacreontic

  • amatory
  • amorous
  • ardent
  • brotherly
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • impassioned
  • indulgent
  • loving
  • overindulgent
  • sisterly
  • tender
  • warm
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How to use anacreontic in a sentence

The "Anacreontic to a Plumassier" is a very delicate piece of verse, fluffy and feathery.
THOMAS MOORESTEPHEN GWYNN
"The Anacreontic hymns of John Damascenus form a marked contrast to—" when the sentence was interrupted by a knock at the door.
CORD AND CREESEJAMES DE MILLE
In the succeeding example the sentiment is still more Anacreontic.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He said this to himself as an officer was trolling forth an anacreontic song.
COMMODORE JUNKGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Toast, sentiment, and anacreontic song, succeeded each other at speedy intervals; but there was no speechifying—no politics.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
There is use, too, of mythological figures quite foreign to Sterne, an obvious reminiscence of Jacobis Anacreontic experience.
LAURENCE STERNE IN GERMANYHARVEY WATERMAN THAYER
The peculiar verse of Skelton, styled skeltonical, is a sort of English anacreontic.
ENGLISH LITERATURE, CONSIDERED AS AN INTERPRETER OF ENGLISH HISTORYHENRY COPPEE
He wrote Anacreontic poems, full of wine and love, and appears to us like a reveller masking in a surplice.
ENGLISH LITERATURE, CONSIDERED AS AN INTERPRETER OF ENGLISH HISTORYHENRY COPPEE
It is the possible visits of Duke Wharton, and a few of his anacreontic associates, that excite my apprehension.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 1 (OF 4)JANE PORTER
The song is good in itself, but it is even more interesting as being the last product of Peacock's Anacreontic vein.
ESSAYS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, 1780-1860GEORGE SAINTSBURY
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WORDS RELATED TO ANACREONTIC

  • amatory
  • amorous
  • anacreontic
  • ardent
  • brotherly
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • impassioned
  • indulgent
  • loving
  • overindulgent
  • sisterly
  • tender
  • warm
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