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  • adv.concisely
  • adv.for a short time

synonyms for briefly

  • shortly
  • in a nutshell
  • in brief
  • in short
  • succinctly
  • summarily
  • to sum things up
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antonyms for briefly

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  • at length
  • long-windedly
  • permanently
  • verbosely
  • verbosely
  • long-windedly
  • at length
  • permanently
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How to use briefly in a sentence

He explained the various vaccine providers in Illinois, and what strategies worked for each — such as the Twitter accounts and aggregator sites that had briefly flourished and then been shut down for security violations.
MY MOTHER AND HER FRIENDS COULDN’T GET CORONAVIRUS VACCINE APPOINTMENTS, SO THEY TURNED TO A STRANGER FOR HELP. HE’S 13.GREG HARRISFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Temperatures between 32 and 34 degrees mean little accumulation is occurring on road surfaces although they may briefly get slick during any moderate bursts as visibility drops.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SNOW AND WINTRY MIX TAPER OFF THIS MORNING, WHILE ICE CONCERNS MOUNT FOR SATURDAYDAVID STREITFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While we briefly discussed our preference for inkjet printers for photos, you can go further by finding a printer that is specifically designed to deliver beautiful, high-quality images.
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Along the way, I was the chef for the bar and the lounge, and then worked at the Joël Robuchon restaurant briefly.
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The Know-Nothings formed a political movement that briefly became a major political party in the United States in the mid-1800s.
THE GOP: THE NEW KNOW-NOTHING PARTYAARON BLAKEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sean Hannity, whose program airs in the hour before Ingraham, briefly showed the scene in the Rotunda as he handed things over to his colleague.
SOME POLICE DEATHS ARE MORE WORRISOME TO FOX NEWS THAN OTHERSPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During the political campaign on the island, I had the chance to meet with the current governor of Puerto Rico Pedro Pierluisi, and we briefly spoke about the LGBTQ subject.
PUERTO RICO: NUMBER ONE IN HATE CRIMESALBERTO J. VALENTÍNFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In the Spin interview, Warner said he called her 158 times on Christmas Day in 2008, when they were briefly broken up, and cut himself with a razor each time.
EVAN RACHEL WOOD NAMES MARILYN MANSON IN ABUSE ALLEGATIONS: ‘I AM DONE LIVING IN FEAR OF RETALIATION’SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The trial paused briefly in October after one participant had a stroke, but according to STAT News, the company determined that it was unrelated to the vaccine or placebo.
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The Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 sparked a similar hunt for suspects on Reddit, leading to the misidentification of a suspect which was briefly taken up by local law enforcement.
A WEEK AFTER THE U.S. CAPITOL ATTACK, MANY INVOLVED ARE STILL WALKING FREE DESPITE ONLINE EFFORTS TO IDENTIFY THEMMEGAN MCCLUSKEYJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIEFLY

  • briefly
  • for a bit
  • for a little while
  • for a moment
  • for a spell
  • for a while
  • for the moment
  • momentarily
  • not for long
  • temporarily
  • transiently
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