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Words nearby gnomic
Definition for gnomic (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM gnomicgno·mi·cal·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for gnomic
He would have looked very well as a priest: the shabby, gnomic variety one sees in small Italian towns.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dyer uses this kind of gnomic, prophetic, baffling language all the time, and it can be trying and vague.Geoff Dyer's 'The Missing of the Somme' Reconsidered|Louisa Thomas|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A few elements are combined into these hundred and seventy-six gnomic sentences.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III|Alexander Maclaren
The doubt of authorship which hangs over all the gnomic fragments warns us, therefore, to be cautious in ascribing them to Solon.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
His method is gnomic, laconic, oracular; never persuasive or plausible.Suspended Judgments|John Cowper Powys
The gnomic poetry comprises that section of Hebrew literature which contains pithy maxims or proverbs.Hebrew Humor and other Essays|Joseph Chotzner
As a gnomic writer Daniel approaches Chapman, but is far more musical and coherent.