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making a long story short

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Synonyms for making a long story short

verb diminish, decrease
  • abbreviate
  • compress
  • curtail
  • cut
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • lessen
  • minimize
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slash
  • trim
  • abridge
  • bob
  • chop
  • clip
  • condense
  • contract
  • dock
  • edit
  • elide
  • excerpt
  • lop
  • retrench
  • snip
  • blue pencil
  • boil down
  • cut to the bone
  • make a long story short
  • put in a nutshell

Antonyms for making a long story short

  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • stretch
  • amplify
  • elongate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.