Origin of paraphrastic
OTHER WORDS FROM paraphrasticpar·a·phras·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use paraphrastic in a sentence
Grundtvigs translation4 had been so paraphrastic as often to obscure the sense, and always the spirit, of the original.
Heyne is never paraphrastic—he never adds anything foreign to the poem.
This mental capacity is most likely to be acquired by the regular and persevering use of the paraphrastic exercise.
The remaining versions are paraphrastic and less accurate, and are guilty of additions and omissions.
I quote a result which Mr. Edmund Clarence Stedman said was too paraphrastic.Confessions of a Book-Lover|Maurice Francis Egan