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Lucretius

Syllabification: Lu·cre·tius
Pronunciation: /lo͞oˈkrēSHəs
 
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Definition of Lucretius in English:

( Circa 94-circa 55 bc), Roman poet and philosopher; full name Titus Lucretius Carus. His didactic epic poem On the Nature of Things is an exposition of the materialist atomist physics of Epicurus.

Words that rhyme with Lucretius

facetious, specious

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