adverb see epigrammatic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epigrammatically — Ep i*gram*mat ic*al*ly, adv. In the way of epigram; in an epigrammatic style. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epigrammatically — See epigrammatic. * * * …   Universalium

  • epigrammatically — adverb In a manner suggesting of an epigram …   Wiktionary

  • epigrammatically — adv. in an epigrammatic manner; wittily, cleverly, tersely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epigrammatically — ep·i·gram·mat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • epigrammatically — adverb see epigrammatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • epigrammatic — epigrammatically, adv. epigrammatism /ep i gram euh tiz euhm/, n. /ep i greuh mat ik/, adj. 1. of or like an epigram; terse and ingenious in expression. 2. containing or favoring the use of epigrams. Also, epigrammatical. [1695 1705; < L… …   Universalium

  • epigrammatic — adjective Date: 1694 1. of, relating to, or resembling an epigram 2. marked by or given to the use of epigrams • epigrammatically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gibbon, Edward — born May 8, 1737, Putney, Surrey, Eng. died Jan. 16, 1794, London British historian. Educated at the University of Oxford and in Switzerland, Gibbon wrote his early works in French. In London he became a member of Samuel Johnson s brilliant… …   Universalium

  • conceptismo — ▪ Spanish literature       (from Spanish concepto, “literary conceit”), in Spanish literature, an affectation of style cultivated by essayists, especially satirists, in the 17th century. Conceptismo was characterized by its use of striking… …   Universalium

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