from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In an aphoristic manner.
- adv. Using or regarding aphorisms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In the form or manner of aphorisms; pithily.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In or by aphorisms; briefly and pithily.
Deb recalls it aphoristically: In order to take a job where I might have to change my name and accent and become a Western person, I first had to erase most traces of the West from my existing self.
And I suspect Yogi would be impressed for being considered in the same league, aphoristically speaking.
He is explaining -- sometimes elliptically, aphoristically, through metaphors, jokes and old folk wisdom -- why "the economic crisis has barely begun," why indeed we seem to have entered the Age of the Black Swan.
Instead, I would just need to make some aphoristically cute atmospheric point.
If she claims, with what sounds like commingled wonder and rage, "I have never been anywhere but sick," quickly she modifies her statement by adding, aphoristically:
Hi Raman, I had just reacted to your aforesaid sentence as I thought that saying something like this aphoristically should ideally be backed by sound arguments.
I fancy mankind may come, in time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made.
Or, more aphoristically: "Great wealth makes great garbage."
Nor could she understand why so many of her classmates had gone to the trouble of double-gloving: If nothing else, years of practical experience had taught her, aphoristically, that medicine stinks.
Exupéry The Little Prince wrote aphoristically of the power of anticipation, and what human event can begin to equal the arrival of a new baby?
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