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1    marked by brevity and clarity; concise  
2    compressed into a small area  
3    Archaic  
a    encircled by or as if by a girdle  
b    drawn up tightly; closely fitting  
     (C15: from Latin succinctus girt about, from succingere to gird from below, from sub- from below + cingere to gird)  
  succinctly      adv  
  succinctness      n  
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brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, gnomic, in a few well-chosen words, laconic, pithy, summary, terse, to the point  
   circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, discursive, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, wordy  

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