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  • as inlegend
  • as inepitaph

synonyms for epigraph

  • cipher
  • code
  • device
  • epitaph
  • head
  • heading
  • inscription
  • key
  • motto
  • rubric
  • table
  • underline
  • eulogy
  • elegy
  • memorial
  • sentiment
  • legend
  • monument
  • remembrance
  • commemoration
  • hic jacet
  • requiescat in pace
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How to use epigraph in a sentence

The verse you chose as an epigraph is altogether beneath criticism.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
It bears this Epigraph, "Ecce Ego admirationem faciam populo huic, miraculo grandi et stupendo."
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
Fortunately they possessed Dumouchel's work on mnemonics, a duodecimo in boards with this epigraph: "To instruct while amusing."
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
When there is no epigraph upon which to depend the most skilful archæologist may here make mistakes.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
A fact that is of botanic interest is to be met with here in the epigraph below the organ to Francesco Calceolari.
THE STORY OF VERONAALETHEA WIEL
It would give wide latitude to a witty remark, which has become proverbial, to make it the epigraph of these memoirs.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, COMPLETECONSTANT
It bore this epigraph: Qui male agit odit lucem, which he translated thus: Only rogues fear the light.
OLD AND NEW PARIS, V. 2HENRY SUTHERLAND EDWARDS
In the same chapel is shown an arm of Titus Livius, with this epigraph.
THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN (VOL 1 OF 2)JOHN EVELYN
Its coins represent Hercules contending with the lion, and bear the epigraph ΗΡΑ or ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME I (OF 3)STRABO
The epigraph on the coins of this city is generally ΜΕΣΜΑ, or ΜΕΣΜΑΙΩΝ, and in a single instance ΜΕΔΑΜΑ.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME I (OF 3)STRABO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EPIGRAPH

  • commemoration
  • elegy
  • epigraph
  • eulogy
  • hic jacet
  • legend
  • memorial
  • monument
  • remembrance
  • requiescat in pace
  • sentiment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.