• WordNet 3.6
    • n philippic a speech of violent denunciation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Philippic Any one of the series of famous orations of Demosthenes, the Grecian orator, denouncing Philip, king of Macedon.
    • Philippic Hence: Any discourse or declamation abounding in acrimonious invective.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Philippic One of a series of orations delivered, in the fourth century b. c., by the Athenian orator Demosthenes, against Philip, king of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great, in which the orator proclaims the imminent jeopardy of Athenian liberty, and seeks to arouse his fellow-citizens to a sense of their danger and to stimulate them to timely action against the growing power of Macedon.
    • n Philippic Hence [lowercase] Any discourse or declamation full of acrimonious invective. The orations of Cicero against Mark Antony are called philippics.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Philippic fil-ip′ik one of the three orations of Demosthenes against Philip of Macedon, or of Cicero against Marc Antony: any discourse full of invective
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Philippicus, belonging to Philip, Philippic, Gr. , fr. Philip, fond of horses: cf. F. philippique,


In literature:

Louis Philippe, 69, 107.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Portraits of Philippe le Roy, Seigneur de Ravels and his wife (p. 78).
"Van Dyck" by Estelle M. Hurll
VII., Polycarp, ad Philipp.
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
They first set their affections on a son of Louis Philippe, the King of France, and asked him to be their King.
"Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium" by George W. T. Omond
Napoleon and Louis Philippe are playing the same part as the Suleimans and the Mahmouds.
"Sketches The Carrier Pigeon, The Consul's Daughter, Walstein--Or A Cure For Melancholy, The Court Of Egypt, The Valley Of Thebes, Egyptian Thebes, Shoubra Eden And Lebanon, A Syrian Sketch, The Bosphorus, An Interview With A Great Turk, Munich, The Spirit Of Whiggism" by Benjamin Disraeli
BUTTMANN, PHILIPP KARL (1764-1829), German philologist, was born at Frankfort-On-Main in 1764.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
The King of the Belgians had married Princess Louise of Orleans, daughter of Louis Philippe, in 1832.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
Horror seized Monsieur Philippe; but Master Rhul was imperative, and the guillotine stood in the near perspective.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
As a quarter to six drew near Philippe was bound to a tree, and the men set to work to load their muskets!
"Chatterbox, 1905." by Various
To all this tremendous philippic I never replied.
"My New Curate" by P.A. Sheehan
Philippe, King of France, ii, 83.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
SCHEIDEMANN, Philipp, on German Socialists and the war, 402.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
On the 30th of October, 1836, he attempted to overthrow Louis Philippe.
"Napoleon the Little" by Victor Hugo
In 1814, Louis Philippe obtained it as his inheritance, and lived there till 1831.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
Philippe lay on the floor, his face ghastly and contorted.
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Her name was Luisa; later she married Louis de la Tremouille, and on his death Philipp of Bourbon, Baron of Busset.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
Philippe de Valois, who stoutly opposed the encroachments of the Church.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Philippe saw that she was troubled.
"Rollo in Naples" by Jacob Abbott
Louis Philippe owed Hortense a deep debt of gratitude.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
We owe Louis Philippe eighteen happy years of peace.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria

In news:

French President Francois Hollande waits for a guest at the Elysee Palace in Paris, ( PHILIPPE WOJAZER, REUTERS / November 28, 2012 ).
French President Francois Hollande (R) waits for a guest at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 27, 2012 REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer.
Philippe Starck's Starck Organic mixer in polished chrome by Axor.
Royals goalie Philipp Grubauer has been named the ECHL Goaltender of the Month for November.
Royals goalie Philipp Grubauer was named the ECHL's Goaltender of the Month for the November.
Courteney Cox and Busy Philipps film a scene for their hit show "Cougar Town" on December 7.
Executive producers, Philippe Carcassonne, Jake Eberts.
Philippe Mexes celebrates his stunning second goal for AC Milan in their 3-1 victory at Anderlecht.
Philippe Mexes wonder goal helps AC Milan progress.
Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson Credit: Philippe Abergel.
Actors Taye Diggs and Busy Philipps announced the nominations for the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
Photo Copyright @ 2012 Musée du Louvre / Philippe Ruault.
A wonder goal from French international Philippe Mexes helped seven-time winners AC Milan into the last 16 of the European Champions League with a 3-1 win at 10-man Anderlecht Wednesday.
Get the latest news, stats, videos, and more about tennis player Philipp Oswald on
In Paris , he met Philippe Rispoli, a chef whom he would follow across the pond to Wellfleet.

In science:

Russell Impagliazzo and Philippe Moser. A zero-one law for RP and derandomization of AM if NP is not small.
A zero-one SUBEXP-dimension law for BPP
Roberts, A new direction for quality of service: Flow aware networking, Proc of NGI, 2005. Philippe Robert, Stochastic networks and queues, Stochastic Modelling and Applied Probability Series, vol. 52, Springer, New-York, June 2003. K.
A Flow-aware MAC Protocol for a Passive Optical Metropolitan Area Network
Second author would like to thank Philippe Biane, L´eonard Gallardo, Emmanuel Lesigne, Thierry L´evy and Alain Rouault for some useful comments.
Random right eigenvalues of Gaussian quaternionic matrices
MR2720211 ↑1 [Hie10] Philipp Hieronymi, Defining the set of integers in expansions of the real field by a closed discrete set, Proc.
Groups and rings definable in d-minimal structures
Sommers, Chapter 18 of The Oxford Handbook of Random Matrix Theory, edited by Gernot Akemann, Jinho Baik, and Philippe Di Francesco, Oxford University Press (2011).
The Elliptic Law
Contact information: § Corresponding author: Dr Philippe Terrier, PhD Recherche médicale Av.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Martine Babillot, Philippe Bougerol, and Laure Elie, The random difference equation Xn = AnXn−1 + Bn in the critical case, Ann.
Recurrence and transience of critical branching processes in random environment with immigration and an application to excited random walks
Before we proceed, let us comment on the possibility to understand the turbulent scaling taking a renormalisation-group viewpoint (Berges and Hoffmeister, 2009; Berges and Mesterh´azy, 2012; Philipp, 2012).
Non-thermal fixed points: universality, topology, & turbulence in Bose gases
Dubois and Prade, 1985] Didier Dubois and Henri [Smets and Kennes, 1994] Philippe Smets and Robert Theory: An approach to Com­ Prade.
Uncertain Inferences and Uncertain Conclusions
The appendix contributed by Philippe Biane gives a description of the densities of ⊞-stable distributions.
Stable laws and domains of attraction in free probability theory
For example, Philippe Grandcl´ement and John Whelan modeled stationary space-times describing compact ob ject binaries without gravitational radiation reaction.
Numerical Relativity CM1-a and CM1-b sessions
Philippe Grandcl´ement has used a conformally flat spatial metric (within ADM decomposition), whereas John Whelan maintained equilibrium by imposing a balance of incoming and outgoing radiation at large distances.
Numerical Relativity CM1-a and CM1-b sessions
The quasi-stationary approach of binary systems was presented in two talks: by Philippe Grandcl´ement, using pseudo-spectral techniques he showed results about the final orbits of neutron stars15 ; by John Whelan who presented another stationary approximation to the space-time of a compact ob ject binary.
Numerical Relativity CM1-a and CM1-b sessions
Acknowledgment: I thank Neil Turok, Jean Philippe Uzan and Filippo Vernizzi for discussions.
Clarifying perturbations in the ekpyrotic universe
Special thanks go to Philippe de Forcrand for providing me with data on which Sect. 9 is based.
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models