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Auctorial descriptives are a series of adjectives based on authors' names, such as Ballardian, Borgesian, Kafkaesque, Brechtian, Joycean, Orwellian, Pinteresque, Sadistic/Sadism, Machiavellian, and Draconian.

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List of eponymous adjectives in English




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