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 (sĕn-tĕn′shə, -shē-ə)
n. pl. sen·ten·ti·ae (-shē-ē′)
An adage or aphorism.

[Latin; see sentence.]
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an opinion, idea, thought, or aphorism, whether written or spoken; a maxim or proverb
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