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19 Cards in this Set

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Protract
prolong
CHRONIC
lasting long time
Ponderous
so massive as to be clumsy or heavy; so long as to be dull (speeches; ideas)
circumlocutoroy
indirect, wordy, vague
circuitous
roundabout, rambling, indirect
copious
abundant, plentiful
Augment
to add; make bigger
Augmentation
an enlargement
Profuse
flowing; extravagant
Profusion
an excess, an abundance
Brevity
briefness
Laconic
use few words
concise
brief and to the point
Curtail
to shorten, to cut short
Provisional
conditional
abridge
shorten; condensed
abridgement
shortened or condensed
perfunctory
careless and without enthusiasm
Terse
using no unnecessary words, very succinct