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synonyms for cento

  • Fescennine verse
  • Hudibrastic verse
  • macaronicism
  • macaronics
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How to use cento in a sentence

This, then, the reader must always keep in mind when he is examining for himself any examples of cinque-cento work.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
By the best sculptors it is always used with this symbolic meaning, by the cinque cento sculptors as an ornament merely.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
Various insects, like everything else in the world, occur in cinque cento work; grasshoppers most frequently.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
I must observe here, that the "Lament of Tasso" is, in fact, a cento taken from Tasso's minor poems.
THE ROMANCE OF BIOGRAPHY (VOL 1 OF 2)ANNA JAMESON
Not far from the before-mentioned building we come upon the “Cento Camarelle,” a prison consisting of a multitude of small cells.
A VISIT TO THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, AND ITALYIDA PFEIFFER
He returned to his native town, Cento, in 1623, and there founded an academy which was much frequented by young painters.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The guardian of the Cento Camerelle, a big lazzarone, became inordinately abusive.
GUY LIVINGSTONE;GEORGE A. LAWRENCE
All we perform is no other than a cento, as a man may say, of several pieces, and we would acquire honour by a false title.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
We need not be reminded that these stanzas are almost a cento from Virgil, Hesiod, and Ovid.
SKETCHES AND STUDIES IN ITALY AND GREECE, SECOND SERIESJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Going about to melt plate in somo, we found it would stand us in about 23 per cento losse in Japon plate bars.
DIARY OF RICHARD COCKS, VOLUME IIRICHARD COCKS
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WORDS RELATED TO CENTO

  • Fescennine verse
  • Hudibrastic verse
  • cento
  • macaronicism
  • macaronics
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