aphrodite

Part of speech: noun

See VENUS.

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Usage examples "aphrodite":

  1. In this, as in other poems, the sea, changeful in mood, alternately fair and fierce, a bright smiling surface covering a thousand graves, fascinating and treacherous, is the mythical Aphrodite, the fatal woman, merciless to men. - "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
  2. The dancing girl had, in fact, proved to be beautifully formed, and it could not be disputed that " Aphrodite" had wiped " Hercules" out. - "A Chair on The Boulevard", Leonard Merrick.
  3. So felt the Lady Aphrodite! - "The Young Duke", Benjamin Disraeli.