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synonyms for dido

  • antic
  • caper
  • prank
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At Dido’s house, for example, archaeologist Carolyn Nakamura counted 141 figurines, and of these 54 were animal figurines while only five were fully human ones.
WHAT ARCHAEOLOGISTS GOT WRONG ABOUT FEMALE STATUES, GODDESSES, AND FERTILITYANNALEE NEWITZFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some activities or events in Dido’s culture may have required the aid of a powerful woman.
WHAT ARCHAEOLOGISTS GOT WRONG ABOUT FEMALE STATUES, GODDESSES, AND FERTILITYANNALEE NEWITZFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Perhaps when Dido and her neighbors made these figures, they were calling on the power of specific female ancestors rather than some abstract magical force.
WHAT ARCHAEOLOGISTS GOT WRONG ABOUT FEMALE STATUES, GODDESSES, AND FERTILITYANNALEE NEWITZFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The critic, in censuring poor Dido and her sister, totally forgets their very reasonable ground of provocation.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
In utter misery Dido, on pretext of burning all Æneas' love-gifts, prepares a pyre and summons a sorceress.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
Dido sends Anna with a last appeal to Æneas, who nevertheless, in spite of struggles, obeys the gods (469-513).
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
Venus feigns assent to Juno's proposal that Æneas shall marry Dido and be king of Carthage.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
He fled to Dido's father Belus, and with the help of the latter founded a new kingdom in Cyprus.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
As usual, he anchored just beyond the fastenings, and then had to turn Dido, who seemed as long as a battleship.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
For Dido was a perfect mount, and as indifferent to the motions of Aeneas as if she was strolling in the Elysian fields.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DIDO

  • allegation
  • arraignment
  • attribution
  • beef
  • blast
  • bum rap
  • censure
  • citation
  • complaint
  • denunciation
  • dido
  • exposé
  • gripe
  • impeachment
  • imputation
  • incrimination
  • indictment
  • insinuation
  • recrimination
  • roar
  • rumble
  • slur
  • squawk
  • stink
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.