Epigrammatical



[ep-i-gruh-mat-ik] /ˌɛp ɪ grəˈmæt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of or like an ; terse and ingenious in expression.
2.
containing or favoring the use of .
adj.

1704, shortened from epigrammatical (c.1600); see epigram.

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