Part of speech:
Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
(Archaic) Cutting; sharp
Of or like an aphorism
Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.
Forceful and to the point, as a reason or argument; compelling; convincing
Of a person or a body part, large and solid.
Done or effected by force; involving the use of force
Producing results; fruitful:
Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
Marked by aphorisms; aphoristic:
To the point; sharp:
(Of talk, text, etc.) Brief and to the point. (Esp. in make it crisp.)
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
Brief and to the point; concise:
The definition of forceful is someone or something that is strong and powerful.
Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise.
Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
Having or expressing a meaning:
Verbose is defined as a person who uses way too many words, or who talks a lot.
Containing or using many or too many words; verbose
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent
Disposed or intended in a specified manner. Often used in combination:
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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