Short synonyms

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(Linguistics) A shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, utilizing omission of letters, and sometimes substitution of letters, or duplication of initial letters to signify plurality, including signs such as, +, =, @. [Late 16th century.]
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To make short or shorter; reduce in length, amount, or extent
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Of short duration; happening quickly. [from 15th c.]
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The definition of brusque is being abrupt in speech or how you act with someone.
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More than usual; extra; surplus
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Mildly dizzy or faint:
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The definition of little is small in size, quantity or importance.
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(Prosody) Requiring a relatively long time to pronounce
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The definition of sententious is language that is short on words, and contains a lot of moralizing.
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(Chiefly UK) Alternative form of abridgment.
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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 loss of one or more sounds from the beginning of a word, as in copter from helicopter.
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(Linguistics) A word formed by removing the end of a longer word
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The definition of a digest is a compilation of information or is a magazine or periodical with summaries of the news or other information.
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Any act or instance of leaving out or omitting a part or parts
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A short-lived thing.
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(Of a written document) A brief summary.
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A brief account of one's professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application.
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Retrenchment is defined as cutting back or a reduction.
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(Music) The quality of a rhythm being somehow unexpected, in that it deviates from the strict succession of regularly spaced strong and weak beats in a meter
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(Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.
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(Mathematics) The removal of the least significant digits from a decimal number
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To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
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The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
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(Linguistics) To shorten using apocope; to remove the final sound or syllable
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To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
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To leave out; suppress, omit, or ignore
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(Music) to stress or accentuate the weak beat of a rhythm; to use syncopation
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(Geometry) To replace a corner by a plane (to make a similar change to a crystal).
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Wordy or unclear:
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Tending to speak or write at excessive length.
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(Of a book or document) Not abridged, shortened, expurgated or condensed; complete.
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Long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension
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Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
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Excessively long:
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Characterized by gracious consideration toward others.
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The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
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Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.
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Having sudden transitions from one subject or state to another; unconnected; disjointed. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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Lacking warmth of feeling; cold:
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Containing or stating briefly all the essentials of something; comprehensive and concise.
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Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated.
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Sharp and clear
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Short or concise.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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(Biology) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
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Inadequate in amount, quality, or degree; not sufficient
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The definition of diminutive is small or tiny.
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Lasting for a markedly brief time:
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Containing or given to the use of epigrams.
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(Of a process or thing) Completed or done with efficiency and speed; facilitating speed.
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(Of poisons) Likely to crumble and become airborne, thus becoming a health risk
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Lasting only a short time; fleeting:
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(Of a saying or aphorism) Mysterious and often incomprehensible yet seemingly wise.
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Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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The definition of insufficient is that there is not enough of something.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
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The definition of limited is something or someone with boundaries or restrictions.
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Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief:
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Narrow; small; close
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Shy means something that happens shortly before, or that is just short of.
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Compressed into a tiny area.
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The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
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Occasional; isolated; one-off; individual.
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The definition of transitory is something temporary or not permanent.
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Shortened or reduced:
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(Archaic) Uncivilized.
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Not supplied.
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Measuring a specified number of units in this dimension:
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Existing in large number or ample amount.
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Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as,
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Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient.
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Sufficient to meet a need or satisfy a desire; adequate:
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(Obsolete) Excellent; fine.
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Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
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designating or of a sale of commodities or securities not in the possession of the seller
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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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The definition of hurried is acting in a rush or doing something quickly.
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Rapid is defined as something that is fast or quick or that happens in a short time.
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Without delay; quick; prompt
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Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
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(Printing, archaic) Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; opposed to fat.
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Plain-spoken and abrupt
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(Figuratively, of a person or behavi) Short-tempered and gruff but, sometimes, with a harmless or benign inner nature; peevish, surly, harsh.
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The definition of gruff is something harsh sounding, or someone who is abrupt and short-tempered.
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Using only a few words; laconic
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Less than is required or customary:
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Not up to some standard; inadequate in some essential
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Without any warning
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Without adequate preparation
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Without adequate preparation
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Without adequate preparation
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Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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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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Without adequate preparation
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(US) Alternative spelling of brusque.
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Having or showing a lack of foresight
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lacking foresight or scope
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Narrow minded
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Marked by neglectful or heedless failure to remember:
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Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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quickly and without warning
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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
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(Baseball) The infield defensive player that stands between the second baseman and the third baseman.
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(Popularly) A disrupted electric circuit resulting from this
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Alternative spelling of shortchange.
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Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.
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