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synonyms for peri

  • spright
  • nymph
  • pixie
  • elf
  • fay
  • goblin
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How to use peri in a sentence

Aristoxenus promises to treat of Systems, 'and among them of the perfect System' (peri te tn alln kai tou teleiou).
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
Of the three extant books the first is obviously a distinct treatise, and should probably be entitled peri archn.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
(from the words peri de synecheias kai tou hexs), and again pp. 58-72 Meib.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
I hear the sound of my Peri's lute among the cypress trees—she is waiting to embrace me.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
At the very first steps of Peri we slipped about in all directions, like quivering fragments of blancmange.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
A horse carrying our luggage trotted by Peri's side, and looked, from our vast elevation, no bigger than a donkey.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
We had adapted ourselves to Peri's movements and felt ourselves first-rate jockeys.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Drew advanced over a rug so soft and deep he felt like a peri entering Paradise.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
The Peri shut out of Paradise was as nothing to the disconcerted girl who stood blankly in the corridor.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
But the letter went on to announce Byron's project of a story grafted on to the amours of a Peri and a mortal.
THOMAS MOORESTEPHEN GWYNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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