Example sentences for: oxus

How can you use “oxus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Oxy comes from Greek oxus sharp < IE * ak , sharp and sour both being descriptive of acid.

  • Oxymoron derives from the Greek oxymoros meaning pointedly foolish, which itself derives from oxy- , a combining form meaning sharp (from the Greek oxus meaning sharp) and moron (from the Greek moros meaning dull).

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