Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Entry: apothegm (n.)

In context: "They all just smiled coy smiles and said to Keep Coming, an apothegm Gately found just as trite as 'Easy Does It!' 'Live and Let Live!'"

DefinitionA terse, pointed saying, embodying an important truth in few words; a pithy or sententious maxim.


SNOOT score: 2
Page: 358

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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