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  • n. Plural form of epicurean.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Pharisees, a kind of epicureans, opposed to severities and the authority of traditions.

    Ancient States and Empires

  • Over the centuries, sharks have developed an international cult-like following, prized by scientists, fisherman and epicureans alike as much for their fins as their ecological importance.

    Simone Lewis-Koskinen: The Hidden Lives of Sharks

  • A recent winner of the Retailer of Excellence Award in the Internet Innovation category, named Technology Start-up of the Year, and lauded by The New York Times, Vogue.com, W Magazine, Departures Magazine and more, Taigan brilliantly capitalizes on digital while maintaining the intimate experience of boutique shopping even the most discerning epicureans could not fault.

    Anisha Lakhani: From Walmart to Web Domination: Taigan CEO Elizabeth Nichols

  • Last night, young epicureans and well-seasoned foodies alike were finally able to exhale in the afterglow of the long, drawn-out tease that was the season finale (part deux).

    Gayired.com - Gay OnLine Community for Entertainment and Daily News

  • "Europe is dying," he concluded and compared the situation in the continent today to ancient Greece with its "sceptics, epicureans and cynics".

    UK: Falling birth rate is killing Europe, says chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks

  • I suspect that part of the peevishness Siegel and his fellow epicureans of ideas feel towards the angry amoebas of the blogsphere is rooted in the uncomfortable knowledge that sites such as Daily Kos, Atrios, and Steve and Jen's News Blog proved a helluva lot more right about the debacle in Iraq than the battle cries of the Beltway intelligentsia.

    Hard Fascism, Soft Heads: James Wolcott

  • Attention, horror-loving Chicago epicureans: Stay tuned for the opening of the Monstro Cafe.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Those hermits who live without any worldly possessions must all be epicureans lusting for power over us ... but they're really, really subtle.

    SF Tidbits for 8/27/06

  • City Market & Wine shop opened here about a year ago and caters to epicureans with $200 bottles of Italian Barolo and two dozen varieties of olive oil.

    The New American Gentry

  • I can't be the only pig in this city of food bloggers, chowhounders and epicureans.

    A Foodie's List of Important Numbers

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