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gnomic

[′nō·mik]
(astronomy)
Pertaining to the gnomon of a sundial.
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We do not hear a persona speaking in section four, but a psychological abstraction he calls rather gnomically "Our Weakness" (292-3).
Because then you will understand," the artist offered gnomically, "that the center lies on the outside.
Even Gnome or Plain Speech is a figure, whose "greatest glory lies in making Men to live Gnomically, as all just and righteous men do, who by keeping their words, make good their bargain s, paying their Debts, and such like things" (138-39).
He once again regrets his lack of friends on earth, then gnomically accepts his lot and decision.
He ended gnomically, "In an imperfect world--No solution or course of action is perfect.
Davenport, who writes gnomically and with chiselled grace, leaves us with aphorisms ("Shape answers use.