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epithet

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

Published in print January 1998 | ISBN: 9780192800879
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727672
epithet

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An adjective that indicates a quality of the noun it refers to. Contrasted with CLASSIFIER.

Epithets can include objective

Reference Entry.  58 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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