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brevity
briefness
Limited space in the newsletter makes brevity essential.
diffuse
spread out

"This essay lacks focus," said the teacher, "Its too diffuse."
loquacious
very talkative

The loquacious audience grew quiet when the movie started.
narcissist
self love
banal
hackeneyed
prosaic
common place
ameliorite
to improve
Conciliate
to make friendly
congenial
friendly
bellicose
war like
eloquence
fluent in speech or writing
voluble
great flow of words
insolece
boldly disrespectful
pretentious
claims to some distinction

Pretentious Polly never goes anywhere without a coy of Ulysses under her arm, even though he's never read a word of it.
cliche
stereotype
platitude
common place or trite remark
affable
speak pleasantly
gregarious
sociable
contentious
dispute
philanthropist
desire to help man kind
platitude
common place or trite remark
affable
speak pleasantly
gregarious
sociable
contentious
dispute
philanthropist
desire to help man kind
platitude
common place or trite remark
affable
speak pleasantly
gregarious
sociable
contentious
dispute
philanthropist
desire to help man kind