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  • adj.short, compressed
  • adj.short in time

synonyms for briefer

  • abrupt
  • blunt
  • concise
  • pithy
  • succinct
  • terse
  • bluff
  • crisp
  • limited
  • little
  • sharp
  • small
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • brusque
  • compendiary
  • compendious
  • curt
  • hasty
  • laconic
  • short and sweet
  • skimpy
  • snippy
  • surly
  • to the point
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antonyms for briefer

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  • expansive
  • lengthy
  • long-winded
  • wordy
  • benevolent
  • big
  • enormous
  • huge
  • immense
  • important
  • indefinite
  • kind
  • large
  • enduring
  • lasting
  • long
  • long-lived
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How to use briefer in a sentence

In practice as distinct from theory, Isocrates probably had an influence more direct and intense, but briefer.
RHETORIC AND POETRY IN THE RENAISSANCEDONALD LEMEN CLARK
The late Duke of Guise had eclipsed his glory, and in a much briefer career had exhibited much more striking tactical skill.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
This briefer story cannot but be a repetition of the facts and a synopsis of the fuller statement of them.
WAS GENERAL THOMAS SLOW AT NASHVILLE?HENRY V. BOYNTON
The letters of her lover were still long and frequent; hers were briefer and more subdued.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
We will, struggling to be briefer, speak in her person; and indicate withal where the very words are hers, and where ours.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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
The report of the affair was enlarged from a briefer account that had appeared in a late edition on the previous night.
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
Bulwer declared that he had rewritten some of his briefer productions as many as eight or nine times before their publication.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
Ruth made a brief toilet, a briefer breakfast, and ran out of the hospital, taking the lane that led to the Dupay farm.
RUTH FIELDING IN THE RED CROSSALICE B. EMERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIEFER

  • briefer
  • curtailed
  • diminished
  • less
  • lessened
  • lower
  • more concise
  • reduced
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