empaestic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [Term?].

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empaestic (comparative more empaestic, superlative most empaestic)

  1. (rare) embossed
    • 1897, “Two Reliefs from Assos”, in American journal of archaeology, page 512:
      Semper called attention to the empaestic character of the reliefs, and his remarks have often been repeated.
    • 1949, Jewish Affairs, volume 4, page 11:
      The empaestic pictures of the Jews in the minds of those who dislike them are seldom devoid of any grain of truth: yet such images are always falsifications of the truth.

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