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synonyms for anecdotic

  • definitive
  • detailed
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • identifying
  • illuminating
  • pictorial
  • revealing
  • vivid
  • characteristic
  • characterizing
  • circumstantial
  • classificatory
  • clear
  • delineative
  • depictive
  • describing
  • designating
  • explicative
  • expository
  • extended
  • graphic
  • illuminative
  • illustrative
  • indicative
  • interpretive
  • lifelike
  • narrative
  • particularized
  • picturesque
  • specific
  • true to life
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antonyms for anecdotic

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  • dull
  • confusing
  • cursory
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How to use anecdotic in a sentence

It was soon perceived, through comparisons easily made, that these scenes were not anecdotic.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
The style is agreeably anecdotic, and the numerous woodcuts are quaint and graphic.'
THE BOOK-HUNTER IN LONDONWILLIAM ROBERTS
Even anecdotic etymologies accepted by the most cautious modern authorities do not always inspire complete confidence.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
The figures in the former position are religious and supernatural, those in the interior historical and anecdotic.
A HISTORY OF ART IN CHALDA & ASSYRIA, V. 1GEORGES PERROT
Two elements in these books are sharply contrasted, the political and the anecdotic.
THE AGE OF DRYDENRICHARD GARNETT
The non-anecdotic part may be despatched in a few sentences.
ESSAYS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, 1780-1860GEORGE SAINTSBURY
Her importance is thus very great: and it only wanted the proverbial or anecdotic "That!"
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
Its innocent childishness and conventional optimism had led to a tedious anecdotic painting.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 3 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Every figure was painted after nature with blunt and rigorous sincerity, and no anecdotic incident was devised in it.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 3 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Even Defregger had observed peasant life altogether from a narrative and anecdotic point of view.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 3 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
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