There is no epithet deficit when it comes to describing today's crisis of business leadership: greedy, unethical, and myopic appear regularly on the adjectival hot list.
When we characterise these tendencies as centrist and opportunist, this is not some kind of epithet or swear word.
This is not a personal name but an epithet of those who have achieved enlightenment, the goal of the Buddhist religious life.
Judging by the epithet you've awarded him, I take it you weren't unduly impressed.
It's sometimes hurled in an epithet , sometimes spoken with pride.
The normal way round is the creation of an identifying tag, normally by a pertinent epithet or nickname - hence I would become Fat James, or Green James, or Elf.
old men are often unfairly awarded the epithet ‘dirty’
And I use the word ‘bloody’ not as a redundant and offensive epithet , but as a statement of fact.
Moe picks up an identical thick-bladed knife and hurls it at Whitford with an epithet .
old men are often unfairly awarded the epithet “dirty.”