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epigram

  

      n  
1    a witty, often paradoxical remark, concisely expressed  
2    a short, pungent, and often satirical poem, esp. one having a witty and ingenious ending  
     (C15: from Latin epigramma, from Greek: inscription, from epigraphein to write upon, from graphein to write)  
  epigrammatic      adj  
  epigrammatically      adv  
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epigram

  
  
aphorism, bon mot, quip, witticism  

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