- panoply:  Panoply originally meant a ‘full suit of armour’; the modern sense ‘impressive array’ is a metaphorical extension that did not emerge until the 19th century. The word comes via French from Greek panoplíā, a compound formed from the prefix pan- ‘all’ and hópla ‘arms, weapons’.
- panoply (n.)
- 1570s, from Greek panoplia "complete suit of armor," from pan- "all" (see pan-) + hopla (plural), "arms" of a hoplites ("heavily armed soldier"); see hoplite. Originally in English figurative, of "spiritual armor," etc. (a reference to Eph. vi); non-armorial sense of "any splendid array" first recorded 1829.
- 1. He was attended, as are all heads of state, by a full panoply of experts.
- 2. But all they had added was the trappings and panoply of applied science.
- 3. In addition, most hunter - gatherer societies today have a panoply of deities.
- 除此之外, 现在社会中的很多狩猎者都很信奉神灵.
- 4. The lakes were surrounded By a panoply of mountains.
- 5. How could you possibly match wine to such a panoply of competing and powerful flavours?
- 你该如何尽你所能为这一桌风格如此浓重也如此冲突的丰盛美味搭配葡萄酒 呢 ?
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