compendious

[ kuhm-pen-dee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF compendious
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Let us diligently follow that, and be compendious with the remainder.

How does its beautiful simplicity also, and compendious brevity, give it rank before the laborious subtleties of Bellarmine!

Leibnitz gave a compendious statement of his system in his Monadology .

A native restaurant in its simplest and most compendious shape.

It will be sufficient to cite one notorious and compendious example.

The ministry have realized the compendious ideas of Caligula.

Some 400 pages from and to him in the most compendious edition.

It is the Cuban idea of a compendious and economic arrangement.

(1900-04), furnishes a compendious directory and discussion.

To be brief and compendious on this book, it appears to be a heart unveiled.

WORD ORIGIN

"concise," late 14c., from Old French compendieux, from Latin compendiosus "advantageous, abridged, brief," from compendium (see compendium).

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