Synonyms for paragoning

Grammar : Verb
Spell : par-uh-gon, -guh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌgɒn, -gən

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Définition of paragoning

Origin :
  • 1540s, from Middle French paragon "a model, pattern of excellence" (15c., Modern French parangon), from Italian paragone, originally "touchstone to test gold" (early 14c.), from paragonare "to test on a touchstone, compare," from Greek parakonan "to sharpen, whet," from para- "on the side" (see para- (1)) + akone "whetstone," from PIE root *ak- "sharp, pointed" (see acrid).
  • As in parallel : verb be alike
  • As in equate : verb balance; think of together
Example sentences :
  • Do not think to overmatch me here, by paragoning with it in the way of a more eminent comparison the Salamander.
  • Extract from : « Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. » by Francois Rabelais

Antonyms for paragoning

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