aphorize (Amer.) v. speak using aphorisms, write in aphorisms (also aphorise)

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  • aphorize — aphorizer, n. /af euh ruyz /, v.i., aphorized, aphorizing. to utter aphorisms; write or speak in aphorisms. Also, esp. Brit., aphorise. [1660 70; < Gk aphorízein to mark off, define, determine, equiv. to ap AP 2 + horízein to limit, define; see… …   Universalium

  • aphorize — [af′ə rīz΄] vi. aphorized, aphorizing to write or speak in aphorisms aphorist n …   English World dictionary