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apothegm

ap·o·thegm

apothegm

pronunciation:
ae p them
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short instructive saying; maxim; aphorism.
similar words:
aphorism, dictum, maxim, proverb
derivations: apothegmatic (adj.), apothegmatically (adv.)
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