Brief synonyms

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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting:
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Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
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Rough and abrupt in manner or speech; curt
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Small in size, degree, or amount:
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Done or made with haste; quick; hurried
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Brief or terse, especially to the point of being rude.
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A book, periodical, etc. consisting chiefly of such summaries or synopses or of articles condensed from other publications
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A short, succinct statement.
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The written order of a court in the name of the state or other legal authority ordering the person addressed to either do something or restrain from doing something.
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Deed is defined as a document of ownership.
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A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts signed and the truth of its content affirmed or sworn to by the declarant before a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also affirmation.
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A sum or aggregate.
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Somebody armed with a bill; a billman.
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A demand for money or property. An assertion that one is entitled to, or the perceived or actual right to receive, money or property. The totality of facts that gives rise to a right to receive money or property that is enforceable in court. In some states and in the federal courts, the same as claim for relief.
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A claim pled against a plaintiff by a defendant, either in opposition to the relief sought or as an independent cause of action against the plaintiff.
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(Law) A cause in court; a lawsuit; as, the Court of Common Pleas. See under Common.
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A legal document
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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To summarize or repeat in concise form
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To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
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To inform or instruct beforehand; coach.
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(Intransitive) To consider, to deliberate.
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Abrupt is when someone is short or curt in their manner or actions.
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An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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(Chiefly Brit.) To give notice of; announce; make known
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(Music) To lead up to and soften (a dissonance or its impact) by means of preparation.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise
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Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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(Biology) Tending to conceal or camouflage:
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(Geology, of a body of water) Usually dry, but filling with water for brief periods during and after precipitation.
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Containing or given to the use of epigrams.
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Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise.
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Characterized by or consisting of monosyllables.
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Done without care or interest or merely as a form or routine; superficial
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Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief:
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Alive or existent for only a short period of time.
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Clearly and briefly stated; terse
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Of or limited to surface area; plane
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Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
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(Philosophy) Operating beyond itself; having an external effect.
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Existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary:
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(Music, UK) A double whole note.
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A book containing prayers, hymns, and so on for everyday use at the canonical hours.
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(Rare, countable) A short piece of writing.
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A brief appearance of a prominent actor or celebrity, as in a single scene of a motion picture.
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The definition of a compendium is a short summary with all the necessary information.
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A brief summary, as of a book or article; an abstract.
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The store of goods, etc. that are or may be so listed; stock
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The state or characteristic of being monosyllabic.
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A rule of moral conduct; maxim
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(Uncountable) The property of being short, of being small of stature or brief.
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A short respite, as from death.
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Alternative form of summarisation.
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An outline or a summary of the main points of a text, lecture, or course of study.
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(Informal) To state in a blurb
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(Obsolete) To propose hypothetical cases.
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To delight or fascinate:
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To consolidate; combine.
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To make something by merging parts. [ from later 15th c.]
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The change of a gas or vapor to a liquid, either by cooling or by being subjected to increased pressure. When water vapor cools in the atmosphere, for example, it condenses into tiny drops of water, which form clouds.
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To condense is to make something shorter or more concentrated, or to cause to change from a gas or vapor to a liquid.
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Simple past tense and past participle of condense
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(Dated) To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
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To send an invoice to; bill.
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(Intransitive, US, scholastic) To earn a varsity letter (award).
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Simple past tense and past participle of limit.
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To create or recite a list.
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(Archaic) Exceedingly; unusually; very
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(Archaic) To animate; invigorate
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To bring up to date; make conform to or aware of the most recent facts, methods, ideas, etc.
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Long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension
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(Prosody) Requiring a relatively long time to pronounce
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Alternative form of long-lived.
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Lasting; permanent; durable
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Persisting for an extended period of time.
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To make or keep secret. [from late 16th c.]
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To conceal from the knowledge of others; keep secret
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(Of a process or thing) Completed or done with efficiency and speed; facilitating speed.
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Firm in loyalty:
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(Nautical) Not secured by spars or stays. Used of a sail.
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Required to move or act more rapidly; rushed.
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Very swift or quick.
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Accomplished or arrived at without delay; prompt.
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Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
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Containing little excess or waste; spare:
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The definition of blunt is someone who speaks in a direct, often rude way or something with a dull edge or point.
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Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.
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Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
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Using only a few words; laconic
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A brief statement of the essential content of a book, article, speech, court record, etc.; summary
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The definition of synopsis is a brief summary or a condensed version.
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Of great significance; momentous:
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Rudely unceremonious
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Scanty, as in clothing.
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a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
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Relating to comets
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Shortened; curtailed
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Having been shortened; abbreviated.
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Unwilling to talk; taciturn; refusing to speak
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Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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