Alcibiades [ al-s uh- bahy- uh-deez ] SHOW IPA / ˌæl səˈbaɪ əˌdiz / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun 450?–404 b.c., Athenian politician and general.
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How to use Alcibiades in a sentence Alcibiades was completely fascinated by his talk, and made good resolutions.
A pious man, too; not in the least like "
Alcibiades," except in the sudden changes of fortune he underwent.
Pericles was tutor, or rather overseer, of the will of Clinias, father to
Such was the history of nearly all 'radicalism' and 'democracy' from the days of Cleon and
Alcibiades down to the present time.
And this question, applied to such men as Cambyses, Alexander or
Alcibiades, was somewhat embarrassing for him to answer. British Dictionary definitions for Alcibiades noun 450–404 bc, Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War: brilliant, courageous, and unstable, he defected to the Spartans in 415, but returned and led the Athenian victories at Abydos (411) and Cyzicus (410) Derived forms of Alcibiades Alcibiadean, adjective
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