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synonyms for abridgment

  • breviary
  • compendium
  • curtailment
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminution
  • epitome
  • lessening
  • outline
  • reduction
  • sketch
  • summary
  • synopsis
  • compend
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  • addition
  • development
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • growth
  • increase
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How to use abridgment in a sentence

But to pursue brevity of speech, and to avoid nice declarations of things, is to be granted to him that maketh an abridgment.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Let us say that there shall be no abridgment of the offerings of so-called academic education.
THE WOMEN OF TOMORROWWILLIAM HARD
The full consideration of this promise belongs rather to St. Mark's Gospel, in which it is presented without abridgment.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
He who has seen the banks of Dee has seen, as in an epitome or abridgment, all that the north of Scotland has to show.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
In the abridgment of his report which follows I eliminate what has already been fully demonstrated elsewhere in this book.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
And so James spent the summer of 1891 in making an abridgment which appeared that autumn under the title "Briefer Course."
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
Pardons make a pretty large head in Brooke's Abridgment, and were undoubtedly granted without scruple by every one of our kings.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
It is thus much fuller, in proportion, than any other abridgment of a dictionary.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
We shall not attempt the vain task of abridgment, a few words are all we can give to the subject.
AUGUST COMTE AND POSITIVISMJOHN-STUART MILL
The principal work of Epiphanius is the Panarion, or treatise on heresies, of which he also wrote an abridgment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRIDGMENT

  • abridgment
  • brief
  • compendium
  • condensation
  • conspectus
  • digest
  • outline
  • précis
  • résumé
  • summary
  • synopsis
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