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epigram

Pronunciation: /ˈepəgræm; ˈepɪgræm/

Translation of epigram in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (witty saying, poem) epigrama (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • So, after weeks of intense preparation, I have come up with several epigrams so devastatingly clever in their sarcasm that my adversaries will be forced to admit defeat and submit to my will immediately.
    • Many blogs feature in their heading a maxim, aphorism, saying, adage, axiom, saw, proverb, epigram or precept.
    • This was one of the reasons that people spent more time making up pithy aphorisms and witty epigrams.
    Example sentences
    • He was one of the most versatile of Roman poets, who wrote love poems, elegies, and satirical epigrams with equal success.
    • The papyrus bears 112 short poems called epigrams.
    • The Greek Anthology, a collection of erotic and witty epigrams compiled from classical to Byzantine times, pales beside it.

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