summary, sum-up
n. a summarizing of something; "Could you provide a brief sum-up of your argument?"
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summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
summary, drumhead
adj. performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice"
n. a condensed written summary or abstract
summarise, sum up, resume, summarize
n. give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
adj. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version"
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
fast, quick, flying
adj. hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
truncated, truncate
adj. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
adj. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"
summing up, rundown, summation
n. a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
apothegmatic, epigrammatic, aphoristic
adj. terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction"
terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
adj. having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note"
elliptical, elliptic
adj. characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor
adj. abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
adj. having the style of a telegram with many short words left out; "telegraphic economy of words"; "the strange telegraphic speech of some aphasics"
loose, informal
adj. not officially recognized or controlled; "an informal agreement"; "a loose organization of the local farmers"
unauthorised, wildcat, unauthorized
adj. without official authorization; "an unauthorized strike"; "wildcat work stoppage"
long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
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