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Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.

As the elite polyglot sex workers entertained the foreign sailors they whispered sweet Soviet propaganda into their ears.

And in recent decades, the Valley has become ethnically polyglot and more complex.

One morning, he discovered the campus of a theological seminary that he now covets for a polyglot academy he dreams of starting.

The frightened maid ceased to scold in her polyglot way and grew coherent.

A sweet polyglot, but hurrying; it has the notes of many birds.

He calls this a humble tribute to the geniality of the English summer, and thinks that he may be termed a polyglot ablutionist.

At this time the cars, always polyglot, are filled with shop-hands and workers, and no English at all is heard.

On nearing The Bow the confusion ceased; the polyglot sounds were distinguishable only as a murmur.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polyglot, such as: linguist, wordsmith, etymologist, glossarist, lexicologist, and philologist.

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