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synonyms for in brief

  • briefly
  • concisely
  • in a few words
  • in a word
  • in short
  • shortly
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How to use in brief in a sentence

Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The events which succeeded this fortunate capture are too well known to require more than a very brief recapitulation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In brief, by the close of the year, the phenomenal conditions growing directly out of the European war had been met and overcome.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO IN BRIEF

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