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Another word for epithet

  1. The word or words by which one is called and identified

      1. A personal name or nickname.
      1. To touch, lift, or hold with the hands:
      2. To operate with the hands; manipulate:
      3. To deal with or have responsibility for; conduct:
      1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
      2. A general or descriptive heading, as of a book chapter.
      3. A written work that is published or about to be published:
      1. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
      2. The plastic or metal tip at the end of a shoelace.
      3. The contrastingly colored tip of an animal's tail.
      1. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
      2. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
      3. Sort; type:
      1. A descriptive name added to or replacing the actual name of a person, place, or thing.
      2. A familiar or shortened form of a proper name.
      3. To give a nickname to.
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
      2. Nomination or appointment.
      3. A distinguishing name or title.
      1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
      3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
      1. A family name; a surname.
      2. The third and usually last name of a citizen of ancient Rome, as Caesar in Gaius Julius Caesar.
      3. A name, especially a descriptive nickname or epithet acquired through usage over a period of time.
      1. Of or relating to the assignment of names.
      2. Of or relating to a common noun.
      3. A name or descriptive epithet.
      1. A name, title, or designation.
      2. A protected name under which a wine may be sold, indicating that the grapes used are of a specific kind from a specific district.
      3. The act of naming.
  2. A profane or obscene term

      1. To curse or curse at.
      2. A curse.
      3. A stubborn or annoying person or animal.
      1. An obscene or blasphemous word.
      1. A solemn, formal declaration or promise to fulfill a pledge, often calling on God, a god, or a sacred object as witness.
      2. The words or formula of such a declaration or promise.
      3. Something declared or promised.
      1. An exclamation or oath, especially one that is profane, vulgar, or obscene.
      2. A word or phrase that does not contribute any meaning but is added only to fill out a sentence or a metrical line.
      3. A word or other grammatical element that has no meaning but is needed to fill a syntactic position, such as the words it and there in the sentences It's raining and There are many books on the table.
      1. An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
      2. Evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to such an appeal:
      3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
      1. Contemptuous or profane speech or action concerning God or a sacred entity.
      2. An instance of this.
      3. Irreverent or impious action or expression in regard to something considered inviolable or sacrosanct.

Another word for epithet

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