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synonyms for sayings

  • saw
  • statement
  • adage
  • aphorism
  • apophthegm
  • axiom
  • byword
  • dictum
  • epigram
  • motto
  • precept
  • truism
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How to use sayings in a sentence

He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Since that he has made his almanacs without weatherwise sayings, leaving every man to guess for himself.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The work is dedicated to Humphrey King, a tobacconist, and is full of curious sayings in regard to the plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She has been associated with Deppe for years in teaching, and "keeps all his sayings and ponders them in her heart."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
His sayings come to us through several hands, and through more than one translation.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
Perkins enjoyed a glorious reputation with himself for bright sayings, which he always accompanied with a cock of the eye.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Rash and arrogant sayings were imputed to him, and perhaps invented for him.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
A dozen of these terse but meaningless sayings now dance before our recollection, for who has not heard them, even to loathing?
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Our author cites likewise some of her accusers, and considers most of the current sayings against her as apocryphal.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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tridentnoun | [trahyd-nt ]SEE DEFINITION