Language terms

epigram
(n)
EP-i-gram
Meaning

a short verse with a concentrated, memorably expressed meaning (like a Sanskrit subhashita)

1st Sample Sentence

One famous epigram runs, "Candy is dandy, /but liquor is quicker."

Root

epi (on)#graphein (to write) (Greek)

Mnemonics

telegram-->simple note. epigram--->witty note epig+ram-epig+ram-in the EPIC ramayan, RAM used to say WISE and WITTY things

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