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prov·erb

proverb

 
 
pronunciation:
pra vrb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short, often-used saying that expresses something wise or true.
"Actions speak louder than words" is a proverb.
synonyms:
adage, saying
similar words:
motto
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The word proverb contains the following parts:
verb Latin root that means word
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