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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dantean, Dantesqueadjective

    of or relating to Dante Alighieri or his writings


  1. Dantesqueadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or in the style of Dante; characterized by a formal, elevated tone and somber focus.


  1. dantesque

    "Dantesque" refers to a style or form that resembles or is characteristic of the work of Dante Alighieri, an Italian poet famous for "The Divine Comedy". This term is often used to describe scenarios or depictions that are hellish, frightening, or have a grand, epic style in line with Dante's dramatic and vivid descriptions of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dantesqueadjective

    dantelike; Dantean

  2. Etymology: [Cf. It. Dantesco.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dantesque in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dantesque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    • A. epiphora
    • B. rung
    • C. sundog
    • D. hypostatization

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