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-ades

  1. a suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek, the plural of -ad 1:

    Hyades; Pleiades.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of -ades1

< Greek -ades. See -ad 1

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Example Sentences

Some one in bed would reply, "Go to H—ades, you old granny!"

The loving mother's happiness would now have been complete had not Ades asserted his rights.

In the dominions of Ades there were four great rivers, three of which had to be crossed by all the shades.

Then assuming once more the helmet of Ades, he mounted into the air, and awaited the approach of the monster.

The Ore´ades were mountain nymphs, and others presided over groves and even single trees.

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