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  • adj.short, compressed
  • verbinform of facts

synonyms for briefs

  • 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 briefs

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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 briefs in a sentence

In the preparation of briefs and in oral arguments before the Supreme Court, Fitch was the superior.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Diamonds had become more to him than either briefs or pleadings.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
At Court he got no briefs, but his fellowship enabled him to live by practising economy.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
"It is as much as saying, he 'll enter into recognizances for an indefinite series of five-hundred-pound briefs," added O'Reilly.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Briefs gave him his dinner, the drama gave him his supper; his supper got to be the more substantial of the two.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
She became the light of her father's house, and used even to copy out his briefs, at which task I often found her of an evening.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Briefs poured in upon Rupert next day, and he was engaged for all the big Chancery cases.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
As the weeks passed by, clients came to me as of old, and I found myself having to refuse briefs.
THE PASSION FOR LIFEJOSEPH HOCKING
I have been poring over your last two or three letters, and they read like a set of briefs for a debate.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
His briefs embraced every variety of pleading, civil and criminal.
THE CANADIAN PORTRAIT GALLERY VOLUME 3JOHN CHARLES DENT
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIEFS

  • briefs
  • drawers
  • shorts
  • underpants
  • undershorts
  • underwear
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