Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/07/18 Aesopian

Aesopian (adjective)
Aesopian [ee-soh-pee-uh n, ee-sop-ee-]


adjective
1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Aesop or his fables: a story that points an Aesopian moral.
2. conveying meaning by hint, euphemism, innuendo, or the like: In the candidate's Aesopian language, “soft on Communism” was to be interpreted as “Communist sympathizer.”.

Also, Aesopic [ee-sop-ik]


Origin: 1870-75; < Late Latin Aesōpi(us) + -an

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