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Of short duration or extent
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  1. Of short duration or extent
  2. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
  3. Succinct; concise:
Curt; abrupt:
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  1. Curt; abrupt:
  2. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
  3. Using relatively few words; concise
Done with or characterized by expedition; efficient and speedy; prompt
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  1. Done with or characterized by expedition; efficient and speedy; prompt
  2. (Of a process or thing) Completed or done with efficiency and speed; facilitating speed.
  3. Fast, prompt, speedy.
Allowing rapid movement or action:
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  1. Allowing rapid movement or action:
  2. Rapid in movement or action; swift; quick; speedy
  3. Firmly fixed or fastened:
Capable of or engaged in flight:
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  1. Capable of or engaged in flight:
  2. Hasty and brief
  3. Moving as if flying; moving swiftly; fast
Showing irritation or impatience
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  1. Showing irritation or impatience
  2. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
  3. Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
Moving or acting rapidly.
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  1. Moving or acting rapidly.
  2. Done in great haste:
  3. Required to move or act more rapidly; rushed.
Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
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  1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
  2. Done or occurring immediately:
  3. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
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  1. Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
  2. Moving, progressing, or occurring with speed; swift; fast; quick
Characterized by speed of motion; rapid; swift
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  1. Characterized by speed of motion; rapid; swift
  2. Without delay; quick; prompt
Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
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  1. Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
  2. Moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast
  3. Coming, occurring, or accomplished quickly:
Curt; abrupt:
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  1. Curt; abrupt:
  2. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
  3. Succinct; concise:
Containing or stating briefly all the essentials of something; comprehensive and concise.
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  1. Containing or stating briefly all the essentials of something; comprehensive and concise.
  2. Comprehensive; inclusive
  3. Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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  1. Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
  2. Brief and to the point; short and clear
Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
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  1. Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
Lacking in richness, profit, productivity, etc.; meager
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  1. Lacking in richness, profit, productivity, etc.; meager
  2. Containing little fat or less fat relative to a standard:
  3. (--- Chemistry) Lacking in combustible material:
Characterized by brevity and conciseness of speech
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  1. Characterized by brevity and conciseness of speech
  2. Clearly and briefly stated; terse
  3. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse:
Performed speedily and without ceremony:
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  1. Performed speedily and without ceremony:
  2. That presents the substance or general idea in brief form; summarizing; concise; condensed
  3. Presenting the substance in a condensed form; concise:
Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
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  1. Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
  2. Brief and to the point; effectively concise:
  3. Brief or concise to the point of rudeness; curt
(Geol.) Having sudden variations in composition, form, etc.
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  1. (Geol.) Having sudden variations in composition, form, etc.
  2. Touching on one subject after another with sudden transitions:
  3. (Botany) Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate:
Having a dull edge or point; not sharp
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  1. Having a dull edge or point; not sharp
  2. Abrupt and often disconcertingly frank in speech:
  3. Plain-spoken and abrupt
Of short duration or extent
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  1. Of short duration or extent
  2. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
  3. Succinct; concise:
Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.
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  1. Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.
  2. Rough and abrupt in manner or speech; curt
Having, resembling, or being a crust:
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  1. Having, resembling, or being a crust:
  2. Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.
  3. Rough and outspoken; not patient, kindly, or refined
(Archaic) Short or shortened
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  1. (Archaic) Short or shortened
  2. Brief, esp. to the point of rudeness; terse or brusque
  3. Rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner:
Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
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  1. Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
  2. Rough or surly in manner or speech; brusquely rude
  3. Brusque or stern in manner or appearance:
Using only a few words; laconic
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  1. Using only a few words; laconic
  2. Given to shortness or abruptness in manner or speech; curt.
  3. Brief to the point of rudeness; curt
Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
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  1. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
  2. Inadequate in amount, quality, or degree; not sufficient
  3. Lacking an essential quality or element:
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
  3. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
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  1. Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
  2. Not sufficient; inadequate.
Hard to find; absent or rare:
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  1. Hard to find; absent or rare:
  2. Not common; rarely seen
  3. Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
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  1. Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
  2. Easily startled; timid:
  3. Distrustful; wary:
Lower in position, authority, rank, amount, degree, etc.
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  1. Lower in position, authority, rank, amount, degree, etc.
  2. Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
  3. Less than is required or customary:
Absent; lacking; missing
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  1. Absent; lacking; missing
  2. Absent; lacking:
  3. Not measuring up to standards or expectations:
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