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synonyms for empirics

  • 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
  • empiric
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How to use empirics in a sentence

Everything was conjecture, and that which rested on the evidence of facts was by the empirics received with enthusiasm.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
Men are imaginary invalids, whose weakness empirics are interested to encourage, in order to have sale for their drugs.
GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
Their antagonists, the Empirics, ridiculed such knowledge as fanciful or unattainable, and relied on experience alone.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
Those who have treated of the sciences have been either empirics or dogmatical.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
In those days the physicians were divided into three schools: empirics, dogmatists, and methodists.
THE VIZIER OF THE TWO-HORNED ALEXANDERFRANK R. STOCKTON
How many a clever man becomes the dupe of empirics for want of a little science.
SCIENTIFIC ESSAYS AND LECTURESCHARLES KINGSLEY
The empirics were of both sexes, and of foreign extraction as well as native.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN (VOLUME I OF II)CHARLES CREIGHTON
All your empirics could never do the like cure upon the gout the rack did in England, or your Scotch boot.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
Empirics, ignorant barbers, and men of that sort, are said to have especially employed it.
MEDICAL ESSAYSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
We could only see ourselves from a surface point of view, and, in our empirics, we had no official assistance.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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