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Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
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  1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
  2. (Linguistics) Conforming to models or norms of usage admired by educated speakers and writers:
  3. Normal, familiar, or usual:
Arising or originating from a figure of authority
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  1. Arising or originating from a figure of authority
  2. Based on competent authority; reliable because coming from one who is an expert or properly qualified
  3. Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
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  1. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
  2. Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba
  3. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
(Philosophy) Existing as an archetype or pattern, especially as a Platonic idea or perception:
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  1. (Philosophy) Existing as an archetype or pattern, especially as a Platonic idea or perception:
  2. Thought of as perfect or as a perfect model; exactly as one would wish; of a perfect kind
  3. Conforming to a standard of perfection or excellence; perfect or highly satisfactory:
Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
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  1. Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
  2. Perfect; without flaws, shortcomings or defects.
Not easily answered or solved:
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  1. Not easily answered or solved:
  2. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  3. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
Having prestige; esteemed.
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  1. Having prestige; esteemed.
  2. Having or imparting prestige
  3. (Archaic) Of or characterized by legerdemain or deception
Of esthesia; having to do with sensation
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  1. Of esthesia; having to do with sensation
  2. Aesthetic
  3. Alternative spelling of aesthetic.
Sensitive to or appreciative of art or beauty:
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  1. Sensitive to or appreciative of art or beauty:
  2. Showing imagination and skill:
  3. Of or relating to art or artists:
(Derogatory, music) Concerning or characteristic of classical music.
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  1. (Derogatory, music) Concerning or characteristic of classical music.
  2. (Informal) Designating or of intellectuals or their tastes; specif., playing or preferring classical music rather than jazz or popular tunes
  1. Classical
  2. Serving as the established model or standard:
  3. Of or characteristic of the literature, art, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome; classical.
Of or pertaining to humanism.
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Of or characteristic of Athens, esp. ancient Athens, or its people, language, or culture; Athenian
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  1. Of or characteristic of Athens, esp. ancient Athens, or its people, language, or culture; Athenian
  2. Relating to Athenian culture or architecture.
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Attica, Athens, or the Athenians.
Of the history, language, or culture of the ancient Greeks, specif. from the late 8th century b.c. to the death of Alexander the Great (323 b.c.)
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  1. Of the history, language, or culture of the ancient Greeks, specif. from the late 8th century b.c. to the death of Alexander the Great (323 b.c.)
  2. Of the Hellenes; Greek
  3. Of or relating to the ancient Hellenes, their language, or their history; Greek.
(Informal) Designating or of a Greek-letter fraternity or sorority
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  1. (Informal) Designating or of a Greek-letter fraternity or sorority
  2. Of ancient or modern Greece or its people, language, or culture
  3. Designating or of Greek Catholics or the Greek Orthodox Church
Heroic in proportion, degree, or character; epic.
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  1. Heroic in proportion, degree, or character; epic.
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Homer, his works, or the legends and age of which he wrote.
  3. Of, like, or characteristic of the poet Homer, his poems, or the Greek civilization that they describe (c. 1200-800 b.c.)
Of or relating to Latin Americans
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  1. Of or relating to Latin Americans
  2. Of or in the language of ancient Latium and ancient Rome
  3. Of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.
Of, relating to, or composed in the Latin language.
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  1. Of, relating to, or composed in the Latin language.
  2. Of or being an architectural style developed by the ancient Romans and characterized by the round arch as chief structural element, the vault, concrete masonry construction, and classical ornamentation.
  3. Of or relating to the Roman Empire.
Of or like Cicero or his polished literary style; eloquent
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  1. Of or like Cicero or his polished literary style; eloquent
Of or characteristic of Augustus Caesar, his reign (27 b.c.- a.d. 14), or its Latin literature
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  1. Of or characteristic of Augustus Caesar, his reign (27 b.c.- a.d. 14), or its Latin literature
  2. Of or relating to Augustus or his reign, considered as a time of great prosperity in the Roman Empire and great refinement in Latin literature.
  3. Of or relating to English literature during the early 1700s, characterized by refinement of style.
Of or pertaining to Virgil (Roman writer)
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  1. Of or pertaining to Virgil (Roman writer)
Having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
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  1. Having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
  2. Having no important consequence or relevancy:
  3. Of or relating to studies that rely on reading and involve abstract thought rather than being primarily practical or technical.
Equal to the required or established amount, number, price, etc.
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  1. Equal to the required or established amount, number, price, etc.
  2. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
  3. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
Relating to or involving outward form or structure, often in contrast to content or meaning.
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  1. Relating to or involving outward form or structure, often in contrast to content or meaning.
  2. Being or relating to essential form or constitution:
  3. Designating or of the level of language usage characterized by expanded vocabulary, complete syntactic constructions, complex sentences, etc.
Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant
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  1. Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant
  2. Precise to a fine degree.
  3. Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified
Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
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  1. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
  2. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  3. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
Pure, decent, or modest in nature, behavior, etc.
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  1. Pure, decent, or modest in nature, behavior, etc.
  2. Pure or simple in design or style; austere.
  3. Abstaining from sexual relations that are not sanctioned by certain religious laws or moral principles.
Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
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  1. Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
  2. That has ceased to be used except for special purposes, as in poetry, church ritual, etc.
  3. Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
(Archaic) Having the qualities associated with age, wisdom, or long use; venerable:
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  1. (Archaic) Having the qualities associated with age, wisdom, or long use; venerable:
  2. Of great age; very old:
  3. Of, relating to, or belonging to times long past, especially before the fall of the Western Roman Empire ( ad 476):
Of or characteristic of Hellenists or Hellenism
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  1. Of or characteristic of Hellenists or Hellenism
  2. Of or relating to postclassical Greek history and culture from the death of Alexander the Great to the accession of Augustus.
  3. Relating to or in the style of the Greek art or architecture of this period.
Of, characteristic of, or belonging to a learned school of Hellenistic literature, science, and philosophy located at Alexandria in the last three centuries bc .
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or belonging to a learned school of Hellenistic literature, science, and philosophy located at Alexandria in the last three centuries bc .
  2. Of or relating to Alexandria, Egypt.
  3. Of Alexandria, Egypt, or the Hellenistic or late Hellenic culture that flourished there
Of or pertaining to an archetype.
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In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.
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  1. In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.
(Informal) Continuing in fashion because of its simple style
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  1. (Informal) Continuing in fashion because of its simple style
  2. Serving as the established model or standard:
  3. Of a well-known type; typical:
A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
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  1. A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
  2. Representative of others of the same kind, style, etc.
  3. Serving as a model, pattern, or standard of excellence
Of or relating to a paradigm.
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  1. Of or relating to a paradigm.
  2. (Linguistics) Of or relating to the set of substitutional or oppositional relationships a linguistic unit has with other units, such as the relationship between (n) in not and other sounds that could be substituted for it in the same context, like (t) and (p). Together with the set of syntagmatic relations, paradigmatic relations describe the identity of a linguistic unit in a given language.
Of or pertaining to a prototype
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Constituting or representing an original type of something that others are modelled on, or derived from
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Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
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  1. Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
Acting or speaking, esp. by due authority, in the place or on behalf of another or others; esp., serving as a delegate in a legislative assembly
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  1. Acting or speaking, esp. by due authority, in the place or on behalf of another or others; esp., serving as a delegate in a legislative assembly
  2. Like or typical of others of the same class.
  3. Being an example or type of a certain class or kind of thing; typical
Relating to a representative specimen; characteristic or distinctive.
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  1. Relating to a representative specimen; characteristic or distinctive.
  2. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
  3. Of or belonging to a type or representative example; characteristic
Serving as the established model or standard:
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  1. Serving as the established model or standard:
  2. (Informal) Continuing in fashion because of its simple style
  3. Of a well-known type; typical:
Of or produced in a particular vintage
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  1. Of or produced in a particular vintage
  2. Characterized by excellence, maturity, and enduring appeal; classic.
  3. Of or relating to a vintage.
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