Definition of 'aphorism'
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The pawpaw didn't hold out both hands and I took the grapefruit, which had more pith on it than an Oscar Wilde aphorism. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)He had no final answer to these questions, or rather, no neat aphorism that he cared to formulate as a philosophical truth. THE BROKEN GOD (2002)He waited a moment, and then laughed at his own aphorism. DOUBLE DECEIT (2002)
The trick was to give them such an alternative, which didn't require the mind of a rocket scientist, as the current aphorism went. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER (2002)
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Used Occasionally. aphorism is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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