breviloquent
Speaking briefly about a subject

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • breviloquent — nt adjective Etymology: Latin breviloquent , breviloquens : marked by brevity of speech …   Useful english dictionary

  • breviloquent — adjective Exhibiting breviloquence …   Wiktionary

  • breviloquent — bre·vil·o·quent …   English syllables

  • short — [adj1] abridged abbreviate, abbreviated, aphoristic, bare, boiled down, breviloquent, brief, compendiary, compendious, compressed, concise, condensed, curtailed, curtate, cut short, cut to the bone*, decreased, decurtate, diminished, epigrammatic …   New thesaurus

  • breviloquence — noun A pertinent and terse style of speech. See Also: breviloquent …   Wiktionary

  • brief — adj 1. momentary, temporary, of short duration, short; impermanent, mortal, unenduring, fleeting, passing, fading; transitory, transient, fugacious, caducous, deciduous, monohemerous, monemerous, evanescent, ephemeral; mercurial, volatile,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • epigrammatic — adj 1. terse, tight, compact, succinct, concise; brief, short, to the point, pointed, pithy; exact, precise, sharp, neat, keen; ingenious, witty, crisp, well turned, It. ben trovato; laconic, lean, elliptical, breviloquent, Rare. pauciloquent. 2 …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • short — adj 1. little, small, Chiefly Scot. wee, miniature, miniscule, minikin, diminutive, Scot. cutly; tiny, elfin, bantam, slight, (of women) petite, Lilliputian, Inf. Tom Thumb, Sl. pint sized, Sl. pocket sized, Sl. sawed off, Sl. knee high to a… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • short-winded — adj 1. breathless, out of breath, short of breath, pursy, winded; panting, huffing, puffing, gasping, heaving; wheezing, (usu of horses) broken winded, Pathol. dyspneal. 2. concise, succinct, brief, to the point, short and sweet; direct, pointed …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • summary — n 1. abstract, synopsis, compendium, survey, pre cis, conspectus, prospectus; digest, epitome, brief, outline, capitulation, enumeration, sketch; review, recapitulation, resume, summation, rehash, fill in, rundown, wrap up, roundup. adj 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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