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- adj. semiclassical (all senses)
- n. A semiclassical work
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Half classic; in the arts of design, based on classic motives; similar to classic motives.
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It was a departure from the ordinary semiclassic style of architecture prevalent in the exposition buildings.
Their remake of the 1969 John Wayne semiclassic hews faithfully to Charles Portis' laconically funny novel, adding just a few Coenesque moments of irony, disconcerting violence and grotesquerie.