epigrammatic epigrammatic  /ˌɛ pə ɡrə ˈmæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) terse and witty and like a maxim

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Usage(s):

  1. Robert Bolts eloquent, epigrammatic script traced Lawrences career from mapmaking in the British armys Cairo headquarters to masterminding Arab nationalism.
  2. Bolt's eloquent, epigrammatic script traced Lawrence's career from mapmaking in the British army's Cairo headquarters to masterminding Arab nationalism.
  3. This is one of the few works of dramatic literature, and the only film I know, whose epigrammatic wit and wickedness bear comparison to Oscar Wilde's.
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