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- adj. Relating to letters or epistles; in the form or style of letters; epistolary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to letters or epistles; in the form or style of letters; epistolary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to letters or epistles; epistolary.
Being an inveterate experimentalist though, every other story ended up being told as some non-linear, multi-viewpoint mosaic (like the Jack Flash sections) or in an epistolic form as letters and journal entries (like in the Caucasus sections).
They've had to either in person or by letter submit a resignation to the pope, presumably they talked first to the epistolic nuncio, and then it rests with the pope to decide whether or not to accept a resignation.