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 for succinct
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Succinct \Suc*cinct"\, a. [L. succinctus, p. p. of succingere to
     gird below or from below, to tuck up; sub + cingere to gird.
     Cf. Cincture.]
     1. Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.
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              His habit fit for speed succinct.     --Milton.
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     2. Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.
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              Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.
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              The shortest and most succinct model that ever
              grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.
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     Syn: Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic;
          [1913 Webster] -- Suc*cinct"ly, adv. --
          Suc*cinct"ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and
             compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy";
             "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-
             ranging subject" [syn: compendious, compact,
             succinct, summary]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "succinct":
     Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, aphoristic, aposiopestic,
     axiomatic, blunt, brief, brusque, clipped, close, compact,
     compendious, compressed, concise, condensed, contracted, crisp,
     curt, curtal, curtate, cut, decurtate, docked, elliptic,
     epigrammatic, formulaic, formulistic, gnomic, instantaneous,
     laconic, little, low, pithy, platitudinous, pointed, proverbial,
     pruned, pungent, reserved, sententious, short, short and sweet,
     shortened, summary, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn, terse, tight,
     to the point, transient, truncated

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