[ buh-kil-i-deez ]
/ bəˈkɪl ɪˌdiz /
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flourished 5th century b.c., Greek poet.
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Words nearby Bacchylides
bacchant, bacchante, Bacchic, bacchius, Bacchus, Bacchylides, bacci-, bacciferous, bacciform, baccivorous, baccy
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How to use Bacchylides in a sentence
The first and most general quality of style in Bacchylides is his perfect simplicity and clearness.
Yet Bacchylides and Ion are "faultless, with a style of perfect elegance and finish."
A pellucid style must always have been a source of wide, though modest, popularity for Bacchylides.
The method of Bacchylides is usually quieter; he paints cabinet pictures.
Another prominent trait in the style of Bacchylides is his love of picturesque detail.