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synonyms for encyclopedic

  • exhaustive
  • extensive
  • thorough
  • vast
  • wide-ranging
  • all-embracing
  • all-encompassing
  • all-inclusive
  • broad
  • catholic
  • complete
  • discursive
  • general
  • thorough-going
  • universal
  • widespread
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antonyms for encyclopedic

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  • limited
  • narrow
  • brief
  • incomplete
  • summary
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How to use encyclopedic in a sentence

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.
HOW SCOTLAND FORGED A RARE ALLIANCE BETWEEN AMATEUR TREASURE HUNTERS AND ARCHAEOLOGISTSCORINNE IOZZIOAUGUST 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Lawrence said his encyclopedic knowledge of different forms of music began at an early age.
ELLIOT LAWRENCE, 1940S BANDLEADER WHO CONDUCTED TONY AWARD SHOWS, DIES AT 96MATT SCHUDELJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
A MODERN-DAY HISTORIAN WRITES THE TIMELINE OF AMERICAN DECLINEJACOB S. HACKERAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With such variety, there’s no way this episode can be remotely encyclopedic.
HOW TO MAKE MEETINGS LESS TERRIBLE (EP. 389)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
The present is, on the whole, an encyclopedic, cosmopolitan era.
MODERN SOCIETYJULIA WARD HOWE
She assisted her husband in the preparation of several statistical and scientific articles for the Encyclopedic.
BRAVE MEN AND WOMENO.E. FULLER
The real artist is seldom a patient collector or an encyclopedic authority.
SUSPENDED JUDGMENTSJOHN COWPER POWYS
In a sense it is the chronicles of the Collinses transformed from the encyclopedic to the continuous narrative form.
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 1 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
The range of Roger Bacon's studies was encyclopedic, comprehending all the branches of learning then open to scholars.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 6, NO. 38, DECEMBER, 1860VARIOUS
He was always a voluminous letter-writer; during this period he is fairly encyclopedic.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCYCLOPEDIC

  • all-embracing
  • all-inclusive
  • comprehensive
  • copious
  • encyclopedic
  • expansive
  • extended
  • far-flung
  • far-reaching
  • general
  • inclusive
  • nonspecific
  • scopic
  • sweeping
  • ubiquitous
  • undetailed
  • universal
  • unlimited
  • wide
  • wide-ranging
  • widespread
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