apothegmatic


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Synonyms for apothegmatic

given to or characterized by terse apothegms

terse and witty and like a maxim

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The most popular volumes in Kearsley's series benefited from reprints in London, Dublin, and throughout the United States in the 1780s and 1790s; and his model, which favored the apothegmatic over the belletristic, itself eked out an existence long into the twentieth century.
45) Class S1 words: Pretonic heavy syllables get secondary stress: bandana, Nantucket, pontoon, canteen, centurion, cantankerous, bacteria, October, extrinsic, cognition, privation, vocation, citation, ejection, Halicarnassus, pithecanthropus, apothegmatic, animadversion
Throughout, Sokurov provides his own, apothegmatic v.
A poem reduced to catchphrases flaunts its apothegmatic ornaments but goes afoul of itself when the whole poem wishes to have its say.
The American 'Legal' Dilemma: Colorblind I/ Colorblind II--The Rules Have Changed Again: A Semantic Apothegmatic Permutation, 7 VA.