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Word of the Day 03/01/21 Verbum Sap

Verbum Sap
verbum sap [ vur-buhm -sap ]

1. a word to the wise is sufficient; no more need be said.

Also verb. sap. [vurb -sap], ver·bum sat [vur-buhm -sat] .

Origin: First recorded in 1815–20; short for Latin verbum sapientī sat est, itself a variant of the proverb dictum sapientī sat est “(something) said to the wise is sufficient”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR VERBUM SAP
Anybody with any sap running will probably be out of step with the general parade, at least early on.
DANIEL WOODRELL: HOW I WRITE|NOAH CHARNEY|SEPTEMBER 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Like a picador, he takes his time to sap the strength of his foes before clubbing them unconscious.
VITALI KLITSCHKO CONTEMPLATES BOWING OUT OF THE RING AND ENTERING UKRAINIAN POLITICS|GORDON MARINO|MARCH 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST

An increase in the dividend tax rate is likely to sap the value of stocks whose main appeal is the dividends they throw off.
WHY WALMART WILL BE HURT BY THE FISCAL CLIFF|DANIEL GROSS|DECEMBER 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Put another way, the termination of these benefits will sap $30 billion from the buying power of lower-income American consumers.
WHY WALMART WILL BE HURT BY THE FISCAL CLIFF|DANIEL GROSS|DECEMBER 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST

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