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exemplum

ex·em·plum

exemplum

 
pronunciation:
ihg zem plm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: exempla
definition 1: anything that serves as an illustration.
definition 2: a short anecdotal story that supports a particular point in an argument or illustrates a moral truth.
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