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Lincolnesque

[ling-kuh-nesk] /ˌlɪŋ kəˈnɛsk/
adjective
1.
like or characteristic of Abraham Lincoln:
a Lincolnesque compassion.
Origin of Lincolnesque
1920-1925
1920-25; Lincoln + -esque
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  • His opponents called him clownish; his friends declared him Lincolnesque.

    The Agrarian Crusade Solon J. Buck
  • His face, Hank decided, had a Lincolnesque quality, so ugly as to be beautiful in its infinite sadness.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds

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