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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 forward 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