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summed up

verb as in form an opinion of; summarize

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Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, summed up the Southern attitude in his 1861 Cornerstone Speech.

If any belief summed up the players I was writing about, here it was.

It was another of the nudge, nudge, wink, wink jokes that summed up the entire enterprise.

But it really summed up to me what the brand represents and, also, what whisky can do.

One political observer summed up the atmospherics: “It looks like two guys drinking lemonade with the sugar left out.”

He summed up in a brief and poetical form the general idea of the book and indicated its tendencies.

The conditions which favour the development of brigandage may be easily summed up.

If he had thrown the lighthouse into the bargain, I think he would have summed up all its attractive features.

Jefferson at the time summed up the arguments used by the speakers during both days.

In short, my life at this day may be summed up in the two words which express the extremes of torment—I love, and I wait!


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sum up, such as: epitomize, examine, sum, close, conclude, and condense.

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