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Synonyms for IDIOMATIC

Usage Examples for IDIOMATIC

  1. A lady eminent for the elegance of her taste, and of whom one of the best judges, the celebrated Miss Edgeworth, observed to me, that she spoke the purest and most idiomatic English she had ever heard, threw out an observation which might be extended to a great deal of our present fashionable vocabulary. - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
  2. Need we say that a history, wherein glowing oratory appeared in place of historical painting, bold assertion instead of justified portraiture, flattery to the living instead of justice to the dead, clever plunder of other compilers instead of original research, or a cramped and scholastic instead of an idiomatic, " clear and graphic" style, would deserve rejection, and would, we cannot doubt, obtain it. - "Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston