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synonyms for empiric

  • con artist
  • hypocrite
  • actor
  • beguiler
  • bluffer
  • charlatan
  • cheat
  • deceiver
  • fake
  • faker
  • four-flusher
  • fraud
  • imitator
  • impersonator
  • masquerader
  • mimic
  • mocker
  • mountebank
  • pettifogger
  • phony
  • pretender
  • pseudo
  • quack
  • scorner
  • sham
  • sharper
  • shyster
  • trickster
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How to use empiric in a sentence

Clemens never had any quarrel with the theory of Christian Science or mental healing, or with any of the empiric practices.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The theorist disdains experience—the empiric rejects principle.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
The great intellectual forces of the nineteenth century allied themselves to two movements, the transcendental and the empiric.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The surplus labour of the latter is an empiric fact, demonstrable by experience, which needs no deductive proof.
KARL MARXACHILLE LORIA
Heraclides belonged to the "Empiric" school, which rejected anatomy as useless, depending entirely on the use of drugs.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
Yet Tycho Brahé was an empiric—he was the last of the observers of the concrete, if you will allow me the phrase.
DOCTOR CLAUDIUS, A TRUE STORYF. MARION CRAWFORD
In a moment, the mystic instrument was open and tinkling outrageously beneath his empiric hands.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 57, NO. 1, JANUARY 1861VARIOUS
The results of empiric philosophy seemed to me much more firmly based than those of the newer German philosophy.
RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTHGEORGE BRANDES
All the riches of the place, like those of an empiric, in laced cloaths, appear on the outside.
AN HISTORY OF BIRMINGHAM (1783)WILLIAM HUTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO EMPIRIC

  • empiric
  • experient
  • experiential
  • experimental
  • factual
  • observational
  • observed
  • pragmatic
  • provisional
  • speculative
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