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epigram

noun

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an often stated observation regarding something from common experience
  • Benjamin Franklin's famous epigram, "Remember that time is money"

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“Epigram.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/epigram. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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