Gnomically
Gnomically Gnom"ic*al*ly, adv. In a gnomic, didactic, or sententious manner.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gnomically — gnomic ► ADJECTIVE 1) in the form of short, pithy maxims or aphorisms. 2) enigmatic; ambiguous. DERIVATIVES gnomically adverb. ORIGIN from Greek gn m thought, opinion …   English terms dictionary

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  • Antun Branko Šimić — (November 18, 1898 ndash; May 2, 1925) was a Croatian expressionist poet from Bosnia and Herzegovina. His literary achievements, his spirit and force of his creative work belong to the heights of Croatian poetic expression.LifeHe was born in… …   Wikipedia

  • gnomic — gnomic1 /noh mik, nom ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a gnome. [1805 15; GNOME1 + IC] gnomic2 gnomically, adv. /noh mik, nom ik/, adj. 1. like or containing gnomes or aphorisms. 2. of, pertaining to, or noting a writer of aphorisms,… …   Universalium

  • gnomic — [ nəʊmɪk] adjective 1》 in the form of short, pithy maxims or aphorisms. 2》 enigmatic; ambiguous. Derivatives gnomically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • gnomic — adjective gnomic remarks are short, clever, and difficult to understand: gnomic predictions about the future of the economy gnomically / kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • briefly — adv 1. momentarily, temporarily, shortly, swiftly, briskly, suddenly, quickly; hastily, cursorily, perfunctorily, hurriedly. 2. concisely, succinctly, straightforwardly, emphatically, pointedly, directly; condensedly, compressedly, contractedly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • summarily — adv 1. promptly, forthwith, immediately, instantly, instantaneously, Sl. P.D.Q., directly, straightaway, without delay, right off the bat; with dispatch, Archaic. presently, Inf. in a jiffy, in a trice, Inf. in a mo or sec, at once, right now;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • gnomic — /ˈnoʊmɪk / (say nohmik), /ˈnɒm / (say nom ) adjective 1. like or containing gnomes or aphorisms. 2. of, relating to, or denoting a writer of aphorisms, especially certain Greek poets. Also, gnomical. {Greek gnōmikos} –gnomically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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