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succinct | succinctly

succinct succinctly succinctness
brief and clearly expressed
  • How to Memorize
    • succinct - brief
  • Analysis

    To be ‘succinct’ means to speak in a clear, short way. By expressing what needs to be said without unnecessary words, you can hold the attention of an audience better and make your point easier to understand.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsbrusqueconcise, abridged,
    Antonymsverbose, diffuse, rambling,
  • Example(s)
    1. I was given a succinct set of instructions which made performing the task relatively simple.

    2. Your speech is far too long-winded. Without succinctness you won’t grab the audience’s attention.

    3. I couldn’t understand the point Adam made in the meeting, so I asked him to put it more succinctly.