VCR 2 Presentation
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A word or phrase used positively or negatively that characterizes or describes a person or thing, added to or replacing a name.
epithetic, epithetical (adj.)
epi (G) - on, toward
Anything that does not identify a person or thing.
Epitaph, Epigram, Epigraph
Epigram - short, witty statement
Epigraph - inscription on a building
B) King Richard I is also known by the epithet Richard the Lionheart.
C) Our scientific studies have so far been purely epithetical.
D) The epithet "Alexander the Great" distinguishes King Alexander III of Macedon from King Alexander I of Serbia.