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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a pithy epigrammatic manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a sententious book. ,a sententious poet
  • Fraser rolled out the phrase sententiously, not quite able to hide his delight at the opportunity.
  • Of De Morgan he observes, sententiously: "Too late."
  • "That won't hurt us," said the vicar, sententiously. for more
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