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Example sentences from the Web for epigram
In any case, the details of Christian eschatology must not engage us much in interpreting Goethe's epigram.The Epic|Lascelles Abercrombie
The epigram, therefore, is false; and if Rodogune did not go away, this bad epigram could not be retained.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Poliziano, it may be remarked, thought it worth while to flatter Guidobaldo in a Greek epigram.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
Alliteration is, however, more readily allowed in epigram and antithesis than in plain, straightforward passages.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
Fisher Ames compressed in an epigram the evil and good of republican institutions.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
British Dictionary definitions for epigram
Derived forms of epigramepigrammatic, adjectiveepigrammatically, adverb
Word Origin for epigram
Cultural definitions for epigram
Any pithy, witty saying or short poem. An aphorism can serve as an epigram, if it is brief.