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epideictic /ˌɛpɪˈdaɪktɪk/ adj
  1. designed to display something, esp the skill of the speaker in rhetoric
    Also: epidictic /ˌɛpɪˈdɪktɪk/
Etymology: 18th Century: from Greek epideiktikos, from epideiknunai to display, show off, from deiknunai to show



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