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odic

[ oh-dik ]
/ ˈoʊ dɪk /
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adjective
of an ode.
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Origin of odic

First recorded in 1860–65; ode + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM odic

od·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby odic

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How to use odic in a sentence

  • There is something along this road, call it odic force, or what you will.

    The Argosy|Various
  • In the glance which Paul gave Flamby there was something odic and strange.

  • An Odic Force, as the present quaky period calls it, permeated doubtless from the Master hand.

    Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
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