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Even though she served for six years as Cuomo’s lieutenant, Hochul—a trim 63-year-old Irish Catholic with a voice like Caroline Kennedy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of the Buffalo Bills—is in many ways an accidental governor.

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A historian with two masters’ degrees and an encyclopedic knowledge of Roman coins, Freeman says they didn’t look medieval, Viking, or Roman—the most common categories of pre-modern artifacts that cross her desk.

Lawrence said his encyclopedic knowledge of different forms of music began at an early age.

Bryant has an encyclopedic knowledge of public affairs and popular culture — think of what would happen if George Packer and Rick Perlstein teamed up — and he uses the combination to make striking, and often surprising, links.

With such variety, there’s no way this episode can be remotely encyclopedic.

There are those who have encyclopedic knowledge of it by this point.

It is a valiant, encyclopedic attempt of a star jurist to give voice(s) to an embattled philosophical position.

His memory is encyclopedic--a curse for a man who feels persecuted.

Timm felt that Spitz had “an encyclopedic knowledge of all figures of any importance in industry and economics throughout Europe.”

He is tensely and formally dressed on all occasions, with an encyclopedic memory of beer labels.

The present is, on the whole, an encyclopedic, cosmopolitan era.

She assisted her husband in the preparation of several statistical and scientific articles for the Encyclopedic.

The real artist is seldom a patient collector or an encyclopedic authority.

In a sense it is the chronicles of the Collinses transformed from the encyclopedic to the continuous narrative form.

The range of Roger Bacon's studies was encyclopedic, comprehending all the branches of learning then open to scholars.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encyclopedic, such as: exhaustive, extensive, thorough, vast, wide-ranging, and all-embracing.

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