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See definition of epical on Dictionary.com
  • as inpoetic
  • as inpoetical

synonyms for epical

  • anapestic
  • dactylic
  • dramatic
  • elegiac
  • epic
  • epodic
  • iambic
  • idyllic
  • imaginative
  • lyric
  • lyrical
  • melodious
  • metrical
  • odic
  • rhythmical
  • romantic
  • songlike
  • tuneful
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antonyms for epical

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  • prosaic
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    How to use epical in a sentence

    The Celtic nations stand almost alone in this, that they did not employ poetry for epical narrative.
    ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
    In these careful discriminations of character we see a non-epical trait, and of necessity therefore, a non-Icelandic trait.
    THE INFLUENCE OF OLD NORSE LITERATURE ON ENGLISH LITERATURECONRAD HJALMAR NORDBY
    This poem has often been called an epic, and certainly there are many epical characteristics in it.
    THE INFLUENCE OF OLD NORSE LITERATURE ON ENGLISH LITERATURECONRAD HJALMAR NORDBY
    In King John the lyrical, epical, satirical and pathetic chords are all present, if they are scarcely harmonized.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    This is to say that Draytons genius was naturally not so much epical as lyrical and descriptive.
    THE BATTAILE OF AGINCOURTMICHAEL DRAYTON
    The volume of this quasi-epical verse, existing in its three groups, or cycles, is immense.
    CLASSIC FRENCH COURSE IN ENGLISHWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
    But for them also, the objects of popular bhakti, Ram and Krishna, are as much epical as religious heroes.
    NEW IDEAS IN INDIA DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURYJOHN MORRISON
    In the Mass we have a dramatic action pantomimically presented, in part aided by lyrical and epical elements.
    A HISTORY OF PANTOMIMER. J. BROADBENT
    But as a poem may have lyrical qualities without being a lyric, so a poem may have epical qualities without being an epic.
    THE EPICLASCELLES ABERCROMBIE
    He differs from the heroic-comic poet chiefly in this, that he does not array himself in the epical panoply.
    RENAISSANCE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LITERATUREJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO EPICAL

    • anapestic
    • dactylic
    • dramatic
    • elegiac
    • epic
    • epical
    • epodic
    • iambic
    • idyllic
    • imaginative
    • lyric
    • lyrical
    • melodious
    • metrical
    • odic
    • rhythmical
    • romantic
    • songlike
    • tuneful
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