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- adv. briefly, concisely, using a few words to summarise.
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- adj. See under Brief, n.
- n. in a few words; in short; briefly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a concise manner; in a few words
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Loisy that the anticipation of vengeance is an apocalypse in brief while upholding the genuineness of the larger view in Matt., xxiv, which his school would attribute to a period after the fall of
This in brief constitutes some of the leading characteristics of the great James Varick family.
The Dominican or Thomist solution, as it is called, teaches in brief that God premoves each man in all his acts to the line of conduct which he subsequently adopts.
Akiva, like Jesus, taught best in brief epigrams and barbed stories.
Xander noticed the thin cartman cease shouting at his donkeys and bow his head in brief silence as the cart passed by the statues.
Naturally, this expression aims to cover the whole range of moral concepts in brief (K.S. 92 b), or, better still, the ethical contrast between good and evil.
Yours of the 18th ult. is at hand, having been forwarded from Somersville, Va; and I will have to answer it in brief to = night, as we are under marching orders for to = morrow morning at 3.30, and
Such was Ada's hope for her own construction, that someday a tall locust would stand to mark Pangle's place, and that every year into the next century it would tell in brief a tale like Persephone's.
“To search what many modern JANUAS and DIDACTICS, more than ever I shall read, have projected, my inclination leads me not,” says Milton, quoting in brief the titles of the two best-known works of Comenius.
Bertaut looked up at him and nodded in brief satisfaction.