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noun as in name

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In the curious case of Elle Fanning, however, the appellative is entirely deserved.

Hence appellative words bearing any affinity with the names of the deceased are presently abolished.

We shall add, at the end, the appellative names contained in the laws, with their original and explication.

We must remember that nearly all Grecian proper names had some meaning: being compounds or derivatives from appellative nouns.

The schoolmaster's surname led him as far into dissertation as his Christian appellative.

But to make an application of the latter appellative at this time, would operate as an invitation to be knocked down.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appellative, such as: appellation, cognomen, designation, epithet, handle, and moniker.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.