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1. anthology

noun. ['ænˈθɔləˌdʒiː'] a collection of selected literary passages.

Synonyms

  • divan
  • diwan
  • florilegium
  • miscellany
  • compendium
  • omnibus
  • collection

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

Etymology

  • ἀνθολογία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀνθολογέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word anthology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Begin the entry for an essay from a book or anthology with the essay author's last name.

Quotes containing the word anthology


1. To be fair, much of the Bible is not systematically evil but just plain weird, as you would expect of a chaotically cobbled-together anthology of disjointed documents, composed, revised, translated, distorted and 'improved' by hundreds of anonymous authors, editors and copyists, unknown to us and mostly unknown to each other, spanning nine centuries
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

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