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Even abridged to a quarter of the original, its long central section struck me as repetitive, tedious and cartoonishly crude.
THE ACTION-PACKED SAGA ‘MONKEY KING: JOURNEY TO THE WEST’ GETS A MODERN TAKEMICHAEL DIRDAMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ford’s Theatre shared an abridged version of its beloved “A Christmas Carol” via public radio.
THE YEAR THEATERS WENT DARKPATRICK FOLLIARDDECEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
In particular the Life of Mr. Nicholas Ferrar was abridged, and published at p. 356.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
He also published two volumes of American Biography, a work which his death abridged.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The narrative has since been severely abridged to bring it within magazine limits.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Marriage had not abridged his immeasurable remoteness, nor touched his incorruptible refinement.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Hal did not make the mistake of moving his abridged command of four men down the road.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
Several new sections have been added to the work, and some of the former have been abridged or extended.
THE YOUNG MAN'S GUIDEWILLIAM A. ALCOTT
Mr. Pickwick proceeded to pour into the horror-stricken ear of Mr. Nupkins, an abridged account of all Mr. Jingle's atrocities.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
See how the present time, which alone we found could be called long, is abridged to the length scarce of one day.
THE CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINESAINT AUGUSTINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRIDGED

  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • brief
  • compact
  • concise
  • contracted
  • curtailed
  • epigrammatic
  • short
  • short and sweet
  • succinct
  • summary
  • to the point
  • truncated
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