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(n.)shortness
brevity
(v.)to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
comport
(adj.)expressing much in a few words
concise
(adj.)sober or serious in manner, modest
demure
(n.)a lessening in value; a belittling
depreciation
(v.)to lower in quality or value; to wear away
deteriorate
(v.)to tell, reveal; to make public
divulge
(adj.)free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
enlightened
(v.)to prevent by acting first
forestall
(v.)to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
garble
(n.)one who puts forth a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
proponent
(v.)to shake, tremble; to trill
quaver
(v.)to spring back, shrink;
(n.)the act of springing back
recoil
(v.)to make up for, regain
recoup
(n.)an unpleasant smell;
(v.)to give off unpleasant smells; to give a strong impression
reek
(adj.)unyielding, harsh, without pity
relentless
(n.)a small stream
rivulet
(v.)to spend foolishly, waste
squander
(adj.)detached or disconnected in sound or style
staccato
(n.)a law
statute
SYNONYMS:
conciseness, terseness, pithiness
brevity
SYNONYMS:
deport oneself, agree, concur
comport
SYNONYMS:
brief, succinct, terse, pithy, to the point
concise
SYNONYMS:
shy, diffident, sedate, seemly, decorous
demure
SYNONYMS:
cheapening, lowering, devaluation
depreciation
SYNONYMS:
worsen, decline, degenerate, debase
deteriorate
SYNONYMS:
disclose, impart, spill the beans, "leak"
divulge
SYNONYMS:
knowing, informed, aware, cultivated
enlightened
SYNONYMS:
hinder, thwart, preclude, ward off
forestall
SYNONYMS:
jumble, scramble, confuse, misrepresent
garble
SYNONYMS:
supporter, advocate, exponent
proponent
SYNONYMS:
quiver, vibrate, shiver, quake, palpitate
quaver
SYNONYMS:
(v.)flinch;
(n.)kickback
recoil
SYNONYMS:
recover, retrieve
recoup
SYNONYMS:
(n.)stench;
(v.)stink, smell
reek
SYNONYMS:
stern, merciless, persistent, unremitting
relentless
SYNONYMS:
brook, creek, rill
rivulet
SYNONYMS:
misspend, dissipate
squander
SYNONYMS:
abrupt, disjointed
staccato
SYNONYMS:
rule, ordinance, enactment
statute
ANTONYMS:
verbosity, long-windedness, prolixity
brevity
ANTONYMS:
wordy, verbose, long-winded, prolix
concise
ANTONYMS:
bold, forward, assertive, immodest
demure
ANTONYMS:
increase, appreciation, enhancement
depreciation
ANTONYMS:
improve, fix up, enhance
deteriorate
ANTONYMS:
hide, conceal, cover up, secrete, keep under wraps
divulge
ANTONYMS:
ignorant, unaware, untaught, benighted
enlightened
ANTONYMS:
welcome, accept, allow, submit, abide by
forestall
ANTONYMS:
clarify, elucidate, articulate
garble
ANTONYMS:
opponent, critic, foe, adversary
proponent
ANTONYMS:
(v.)advance, proceed, gain ground
recoil
ANTONYMS:
lose, default, forfeit, kiss goodbye
recoup
ANTONYMS:
(n.)perfume, fragrance, bouquet
reek
ANTONYMS:
merciful, accommodating, indulgent
relentless
ANTONYMS:
save, economize, hoard, squirrel away
squander
ANTONYMS:
continuous, flowing, unbroken
staccato