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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an epithetic manner; by means of epithets.

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Examples

  • The so-called "Four Horsemen," as they were epithetically called -- Justice Sutherland, Justice Van Devanter, Justice Butler and Justice McReynolds -- were just rock-ribbed conservatives who thought that the New Deal was straight out of hell, as well as being unconstitutional, was a recipe for socialism, and they were going to stand in the way at every point along the way.

    The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox: A Year in the Life of a Supreme Court Clerk in FDR�s Washington

  • The same school probably, if a racial aspersion were epithetically cast, would have stamped it down immediately, zero tolerance.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2002

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