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sententiously

[ sen-ten-shuhs-lee ]
/ sɛnˈtɛn ʃəs li /
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adverb
in the manner of a pithy saying or aphorism:“A camel is the only wealth that carries itself,” observed Digby sententiously.
in a way that is self-righteous or excessively moralizing:The novel is not sententiously written, but its lessons are clear and well taken.
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Origin of sententiously

OTHER WORDS FROM sententiously

non·sen·ten·tious·ly, adverbun·sen·ten·tious·ly, adverb
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