apophthegm apophthegm

Definition(s):

  • (n) a short pithy instructive saying

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • His novels are "enormous stockpots into which the author casts every kind of autobiographical experience, emotion, pleasantry, anecdote, adage or apophthegm.
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pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /