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epithet

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1 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual

  • King Richard I of England was given the very laudatory epithet "the Lion-Hearted"
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2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings

  • the school has a strict ban against the use of offensive epithets
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