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shortness
brevity
to conduct or bear oneself, behave, to be in agreement
comport
expressing much in a few words
concise
sober or serious in manner. modest
demure
a lesseining in value, to wear away
depreciation
to lower in qulity or value, to wear away
deteriorate
to tell, reveal, to make public
divulge
free from ignorance and false ideas, possessing sound understanding
enlightened
to prevent by acting first
forestall
to distort in such a wat as to make unintelligible
garble
one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
proponent
a shake tremble; to trill
quaver
to spring back, shrink; the act of springing back
recoil
to make up for; regain
recoup
an unpleasant smell; to give off unpleasant smells to give a strong impression
reek
unyielding, harsh, without pity
relentless
a small stream
rivulet
to spend foolishly, waste
squander
detached or disconneted in sound or style
staccato
a law
statute