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Definition of "aret" []

  • To impute (something) as a fault to or upon someone. (verb)

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Use "aret" in a sentence
  • "Or would they give Stefanie the slip and head across the lobby to the Regency ' s ballroom, where " Dynasty " star Joan Collins, 77, was telling her life story — an unnecessarily tedious tale of bad roles and worse husbands — complete with film clips, gymnastics and costume changes in her gab-aret act " One Night with Joan " ?"
  • "He aspires to what in Greek is termed "aret é ," not "virtue," as it is usually translated, but that peculiar "excellence" that comes from acting in accord with the divine presence, however it may manifest itself."
  • "Thus Helen of Troy may have been a bewitching casus belli — and her elopement with Paris may have led to the deaths of thousands — but in fact she was acting with aret é ; she showed herself to be in close attunement with Aphrodite, who demanded an obedience not only to herself but to the imperatives of the heart."