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Similar words: pyrrhicpyrrhotitepyrrhic victorymyrrhrhuspyrroleaarhusglycyrrhizaMeaning: n. king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC). 
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1 What was the end of Pyrrhus?
2 Pyrrhus ' elephants were so frightening to the Roman horses that their cavalry retreated in disorder.
3 When Pyrrhus saw this, he commanded his cavalry to charge, and that won him the battle.
4 Pyrrhus admired Fabricius and invited him to be his chief of staff.
5 The next day, Pyrrhus had a fully armoured elephant placed outside the tent behind Fabricius as they talked.
6 Pyrrhus did not explode in a tyrannic tantrum. On the contrary,[] among his friends he commended Fabricius.
7 King Pyrrhus of Epirus was an ambitious ruler whose aim was to revive the empire of his second cousin, Alexander the Great.
8 King Pyrrhus of Epirus used elephants as a shock tactic against his enemies.
9 Had Pyrrhus not fallen by a beldam's hand in Argos or Julius Caesar not been knifed to death?
10 Stunned, Pyrrhus fell off his horse, and an enemy cut off his head.
11 That term originates with the Greeks—Pyrrhus was a Hellenistic general whose victories against Rome came at a grievous cost to his own side.
12 Some say that Diomedes went with him and others Neoptolemus, also called Pyrrhus, the young son of Achilles.
13 In 273 BC, King Areus of Sparta was away with most of the army when his unpopular uncle Cleonymus invited King Pyrrhus of Epirus to invade Sparta.
14 The Romans decided against seeking peace, and in 275 BC defeated Pyrrhus at Beneventum.
15 At his siege of Argos in 272 BC, King Pyrrhus of Epirus flew upon his enemies.
16 A third army under the command of consul Tiberius Coruncanius marched against Etruscans, to avoid an alliance between them and Pyrrhus.
17 After the Battle of Heraclea, the famous Roman soldier Fabricius came to King Pyrrhus ' camp to ask for the release of the Roman prisoner.
18 She saw her son Polites slain in front of her by Pyrrhus.
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