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Dantesque

[ dan-tesk ]
/ dænˈtɛsk /
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adjective

in the style of Dante; characterized by impressive elevation of style with deep solemnity or somberness of feeling.

Origin of Dantesque

1825–35; Dant(e) + -esque; compare French dantesque, Italian dantesco
Related formspseu·do-Dan·tesque, adjective
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