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They bow you away, first audibly pronouncing your name with polyglottic accuracy, and then you are free to wander where you like.
The porter who seized my valise in the station, inferred from some very polyglottic Italian of mine the nature of my wish, and ran out and threw that slender piece of luggage into a gondola.
In the next tale it will occur with the sense of polyglottic.
Was this a polyglottic joke the countess had arranged for him?
Otherwise, I know he'd be front and center, ready to rave about the merits of New York's polyglottic indie-rock trio, Blonde Redhead.
Somehow or other even a British citizen with more than the usual stupidity of our race as to foreign languages can make himself understood in the Balkan Peninsula, which is so polyglottic that its inhabitants understand signs very well.)