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brevity

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2 the quality or state of being marked by or using only few words to convey much meaning
  • if brevity is the soul of wit, then that speech wasn't at all witty

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“Brevity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brevity. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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