Graecism

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Graecism

(ˈɡriːsɪzəm) or

Grecism

n
1. Greek characteristics or style
2. (Art Terms) admiration for or imitation of these, as in sculpture or architecture
3. (Linguistics) a form of words characteristic or imitative of the idiom of the Greek language
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a form of words characteristic or imitative of the idiom of the Greek language

Grecism, Graecism

1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc., and the adoption or imitation of this spirit.
2. anything typical of Greek language, art, thought, etc.
See also: Greece and Greeks
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49) From the fifth century onwards, the Graecized cult of Adonis began to spread even beyond the borders of Phoenicia.
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152) tO see [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED] as a graecized form of David; the alternative, i.