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Proverbial

Pro`ver´bi`al
a.1.Mentioned or comprised in a proverb; used as a proverb; hence, commonly known; as, a proverbial expression; his meanness was proverbial.
In case of excesses, I take the German proverbial cure, by a hair of the same beast, to be the worst.
- Sir W. Temple.
2.Of or pertaining to proverbs; resembling a proverb.
Adj.1.proverbial - of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb; "he kicked the proverbial bucket"; "the proverbial grasshopper"
2.proverbial - widely known and spoken of; "her proverbial lateness"; "the proverbial absentiminded professor"; "your proverbial dizzy blonde"
accepted, acknowledged, aphoristic, apophthegmatic, apothegmatic, archetypal, axiomatic, commonly known, commonplace, crisp, current, epigrammatic, exemplary, familiar, formulaic, formulistic, gnomic, hackneyed, homiletic, household, moralistic, notorious, pithy, platitudinous, pointed, public, pungent, sententious, succinct, talked-about, talked-of, terse, time-honored, traditional, trite, truistic, typical, universally admitted, universally recognized, well-kenned, well-known, well-recognized, well-understood, widely known
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ProvenCal
Provence
Provence rose
Provencial
Provend
Provender
Provenience
Provenient
Provent
Proventil
Proventricle
Proventriulus
Prover
Provera
Proverb
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Proverbialism
Proverbialist
Proverbialize
Proverbially
Proverbs
Provexity
Provide
Provided
provided with
Providence
Provident
Providential
providentially
Providently
Providentness
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