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ap·o·thegmalso ap·o·phthegm (ăp′ə-thĕm′)
A terse, witty, instructive saying; a maxim.
[Greek apophthegma, from apophthengesthai, to speak plainly : apo-, intensive pref.; see apo- + phthengesthai, phtheg-, to speak.]
ap′o·theg·mat′ic (-thĕg-măt′ĭk), ap′o·theg·mat′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||apothegmatic - given to or characterized by terse apothegms|
|2.||apothegmatic - terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction"|
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
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