Which Macedonian is invective's
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The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
A word derived from a name is an
For example, an oration full of bitter invective is
a philippic. The word derives from the Greek
Philippikoi logoi, the name given to a series
of speeches given by Demosthenes (351-341 BC) urging Greeks to oppose the
rising power of Philip II of Macedon.
Invective's eponym? Sounds like a brand of
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So,Philippic used against
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Is part of
the challenge to determine the intent of the question? Many of Moot's queries
are convoluted and labyrinthine. The word 'invective' does not possess an
eponym. Certainly on this i'm splitting hairs, but in the past the poser of
questions is indeed in need of an adequate edit. The puzzle wouldn't suffer in
[Mootguy: Convolution is in the eye of the
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Too easy for those who recall Simon and Garfunkel's
"a simple desultory philippic."
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