apothegm apothegm


  • (n) a short pithy instructive saying


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  1. The framer of this apothegm is the proprietor of both a good restaurant and an unusual personality.
  2. Its subject is the continent of Africa; and its strangeness proves once more the truth of an ancient apothegm concerning truth and fiction.
  3. It does not help to reverse Beecher's apothegm and define a good newspaper as one that prints a miscellaneous, various amount of knowledge.


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tacit tacit
/ˈtæ sɪt /