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concise (adj)
brief
Get to the point!
Con/Cis
My concise report was only two pages long.
laconic (adj)
using few words
Get to the point!
Con
I have known Sara all through my school career, but she is so laconic i know nothing about her.
succinct (adj)
clear and precise
Get to the point!
Cis
I only got to write half a page for my English paper, so it was a good idea to be succinct.
brusque (adj)
rudely abrupt
Get to the point!
Brev
Bob can be very brusque with workers when he gets impatient.
abridge (v)
to shorten a written text
Get to the point!
Brev
Sam's english paper was very lengthy so the teacher helped her abridge it.
brevity (n)
the quality of a clear expression
Get to the point!
Brev
The novel did not contain much brevity, so therefore it was hard to understand.
judicious (adj)
showing good judgement
Think before you judge!
Jud
Molly decided that the judicious thing to do was to not skip class with all of her friends.
adjudicate (v)
to hear and judge a case
Think Before You Judge
Jud
In the court Bob felt the need to suck up to the person who was adjudicating him.
astute (adj)
keen; good student
Think Before You Judge
scrut
It is always good to be astute in class so you do well.
scutinize (v)
to examine carefully
Think Before You Judge
scrut
Before i eat my food, i always scrutinize it to make sure that nothing is wrong with it.
perjure (v)
to lie under oath
Think Before You Judge
per
jur
I cannot lie to a teacher because i feel like i am being perjured in court.
prudent (adj)
using good judgement
Think Before You Judge
per
Billy is always prudent with his friends, so he now has the nickname "mom."