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noun as in grammarian

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noun as in linguist

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John Pickering, an eminent American philologist, died at Boston, aged 60.

And why should not a philologist be able to answer questions acutely?

The professor, a distinguished philologist, was worried, and he looked it.

A great but careless linguist, Borrow was assuredly no philologist.

These are of so remarkable a type as to have puzzled every philologist and paleographer who has attempted their decipherment.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to philologist, such as: rhetorician, and grammatist.

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