meaning of Adrastea

Adrastea meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"nemesis," daughter of Zeus, provider of rewards and punishments, from Greek Adrasteia, actually "she from whom there is no escape," from adrastos "not running away," from privative prefix a- + stem of drasmos "a running away," about dromos "course" (see dromedary).

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Sentence Examples with the word Adrastea

Herder is especially eulogistic. In the Adrastea he pronounces the Moralists to be a composition in form well-nigh worthy of Grecian antiquity, and in its contents almost superior to it.

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