Antonyms for long drawn out

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In some places it is smooth; in others, spiny; in others, long drawn out.

The last syllable is long drawn out in a most desolating manner.

Few places have been the scene of tragedies so numerous and so long drawn out.

Its great fault is that it is too long drawn out for its base.

Nor can I understand why Elisabeth's prayer should be so long drawn out.

I can easily understand that to some it should seem too long drawn out.

But this long drawn out misery was proving too much for him.

Petticoat's toilets were like linked sweetness, long drawn out.

But the long drawn out dread was beginning to get on Dan's nerves.

A series of groans came to the watchers and then a long drawn out howl.