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proverb

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of proverb

  1. an often stated observation regarding something from common experience <her grandfather has a proverb for every occasion> Synonyms adage, aphorism, apothegm, byword, epigram, maxim, saying, saw, sententia, wordRelated Words bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, wheeze; expression, felicity; axiom, motto, precept, truism, truth; formula; comment, note, reflection, remark





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