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  • verb Present participle of synopsize.

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Examples

  • Editorial Anonymous has tackled the synoptic topic by inviting people to try synopsizing a well-known, published book for practice, and then submitting the result for feedback.

    The Synoptic Gospel

  • A lot of critics spend most of their review synopsizing the film for their readers.

    My Very First Sundance: Ten Lessons Learned | /Film

  • Editorial Anonymous has tackled the synoptic topic by inviting people to try synopsizing a well-known, published book for practice, and then submitting the result for feedback.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Note that I'm synopsizing with tongue in cheek, in part to keep from revealing spoilers about the lovely first novel and to set up what I am going to say about the second novel; nonetheless, that one-sentence review is accurate.

    Before They Are Hanged

  • Note that I'm synopsizing with tongue in cheek, in part to keep from revealing spoilers about the lovely first novel and to set up what I am going to say about the second novel; nonetheless, that one-sentence review is accurate.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Roger Ebert's pan is one of the most willfully stupid pieces of film writing I've ever read and it's distressing how many copycat critics adopted the same tack, synopsizing the film as if a tick list of plot points would serve any movie well out of context rather than saying anything significant about it and using snark as a distancing device.

    Hasta la vista

  • In both verbal pitching and 1-page synopsizing, the goal is NOT to tell everything there is to tell about the book — these formats are simply too short to permit it — but to give the reader/hearer enough of a taste to whet his or her appetite.

    Author! Author! » 2009 » September

  • Why, yes, I am still working on synopsizing a couple of new SF novel ideas.

    The first sentence I wrote today was...

  • Why, yes, I am still working on synopsizing a couple of new SF novel ideas.

    Archive 2006-04-30

  • Act III throws all five of these merry-go-rounding participants into the same engagement party by a series of contrivances that defy synopsizing.

    Times May Have Changed, But Oscars Still Suspenseful

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