aphorize


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Synonyms for aphorize

speak or write in aphorisms

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As William Lamont notes, the cultural trope that was Abiezer Coppe--a midcentury Ranter, and a name designating antinomian excess in its repulsive plenum--was itself constructed by hostile minds from Crispian raw materials: "No Crisp," we might aphorize, "no Coppe.
The essentially civic-minded man, finding himself at leisure, will by nature reflect upon the polls; such reflection is "to aphorize, and the result an aphorism" (Works 9.
As the character of Lester in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors famously aphorizes, "If it bends it's funny, if it breaks it's not.
En route to her charitable deed, however, Emma uncharitably disparages Miss Bates as the subject of poverty crosses Emma's mind in an unsentimental way; she aphorizes, "it is poverty only which makes celibacy contemptible to a generous public
Remarkable men find remarkable conveniences," Henry James aphorizes in "The Coxon Fund," his nouvelle a clef about Coleridge.