epigon

NOUN
  1. an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer, artist, or musician
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How To Use epigon In A Sentence

  • These men stood for the mobility of ideas: their epigones, for the mobility of money alone.
  • For instance, the Feds' epigones at State level try to follow it with often disastrous consequences.
  • It is the despair of the good, the work of an epigon school wishing to fascinate – mostly themselves. Jenny: A Novel
  • The epigonation does not belong to all the clergy but only to the bishop. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Can one say the same for their latter-day epigones?
  • This popularity of the work has led some to posit that Judah Abrabanel's thought is epigonic, responsible for disseminating the thought of “great thinkers” such as Marsilio Ficino Judah Abrabanel
  • During the mid-Tang and night-Tang dynasty, the aesthetic theme tradition of landscape poetry and pastoral poetry were innovated by Yaohe, Jiadao and their epigone.
  • He is no longer just the arch mannerist, the etiolated epigone of Michelangelo, perverse and stylised in equal measure. Bronzino's Medici portraits – review
  • But no serious social scientist would venture today to speak of such a pre-established economic harmony, as the classical economists and their optimistic-liberal epigones envisage it.
  • His decision to spare the soldier initiates a near mutiny that is quelled only when the captain finally reveals something about his civilian life, becoming a real person to his men instead of an epigone of orders and chain of command.
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