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Dantesque

[dan-tesk] /dænˈtɛsk/
adjective
1.
in the style of Dante; characterized by impressive elevation of style with deep solemnity or somberness of feeling.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; Dant(e) + -esque; compare French dantesque, Italian dantesco
Related forms
pseudo-Dantesque, adjective
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