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monepic

PRONUNCIATION:
(mun-NEP-ik)

MEANING:
adjective: Composed of a single word or single-word sentences.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek mono- (one) + epos (speech, word).

USAGE:
"His speech is monepic. These words consist of substantives, such as mamma, nurse, milk, and so forth."
James Sully; Popular Science; Nov 1894.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts. -William Hazlitt, essayist (1778-1830)

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