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epigrammatic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epigrammatic  \Ep`i*gram*mat"ic\,  Epigrammatical 
  \Ep`i*gram*mat"ic*al\,  [L.  epigrammaticus:  cf  F. 
  ['e]pigrammatique.] 
  1.  Writing  epigrams;  dealing  in  epigrams;  as  an 
  epigrammatical  poet. 
 
  2.  Suitable  to  epigrams;  belonging  to  epigrams;  like  an 
  epigram;  pointed;  piquant;  as  epigrammatic  style,  wit,  or 
  sallies  of  fancy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epigrammatic 
  adj  :  terse  and  witty  and  like  a  maxim;  "much  given  to 
  apothegmatic  instruction"  [syn:  {aphoristic},  {apothegmatic}] 




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