Juvenal

[ UK /d‍ʒˈuːviːnə‍l/ ]
NOUN
  1. Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140)
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How To Use Juvenal In A Sentence

  • In the public baths, where money was taken, each person paid a quadrans, about the value of our halfpenny, as Juvenal observes, Travels through France and Italy
  • Southern blot analysis showed that there was one copy of Pin agene in Ae . juvenalis.
  • And, after what feels like a somewhat dutiful slog through Juvenal, Swift, and Pope, you would expect Denby at least to be aware of the limitations imposed by the shriveled range of cultural reference within which the contemporary media "ironist" must operate. undefined
  • “By Heaven, it cannot!” said the knight, “unless the juvenal hath slain himself and buried himself, in order to place me in the predicament of his murderer.” The Monastery
  • I spoke it, tender juvenal, as a congruent epitheton appertaining to thy young days, which we may nominate tender. Love’s Labour ’s Lost
  • I was never manned with an agate till now: but I will inset you neither in gold nor silver, but in vile apparel, and send you back again to your master, for a jewel, — the juvenal, the prince your master, whose chin is not yet fledged. The second part of King Henry the Fourth
  • “It is even as the juvenal hath said,” added the masker who spoke first; “Our major devil — for this is but our minor one — is even now at Lucina, fer opem, within that very Tugurium.” Kenilworth
  • Few men have more exquisitely tasted of glory and disgrace; nor could Juvenal (Satir. x.) produce a more striking example of the vicissitudes of fortune, and the vanity of human wishes.] 3 This last epithet of Procopius is too nobly translated by pirates; naval thieves is the proper word; strippers of garments, either for injury or insult, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The juvenal plumage is browner and much more uniform below, lacking the strong yellowish suffusion and streaked appearance below of juvenal-plumaged B. montis.
  • Flight-feather molt categories were symmetric, adventitious, and juvenal.
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