aphorize

verb
aph·​o·​rize | \ˈa-fə-ˌrīz \
aphorized; aphorizing

Definition of aphorize 

intransitive verb

: to write or speak in or as if in aphorisms

First Known Use of aphorize

1669, in the meaning defined above

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