Definition of Miniating
1. miniate [v] - See also: miniate
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Literary usage of Miniating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"Beyond the Atlantic, the sense of immensity. the sense that the same thought and purpose are ¡miniating millions of other men in sympathy with himself, ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... much skill in innuendo, a mordant wit combined with some breadth of humour, and a singular power of ¡miniating ordinary dialogues without destroying the ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1811)
"... i miniating attacks upon individual diameter and feeling, beside the necessity under which he conceives himself as ' an historian and a biographer not ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"... is it thus with you ':" elevating his finger, and looking towards his keeper, ¡miniating that he was to take down her reply— but none was made. ..."
5. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macauley Tevelyan (1861)
"He had moreover aggravated the guilt of his apostasy by ca'miniating and ridiculing the Church which he had ..."