GRE Word List

PROVERB

adage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially

The meaning of the word proverb is adage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially.

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