Synonyms and Antonyms of recapitulate

  1. to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report) <the professor told the students that their papers should not recapitulate the whole plot but should rather discuss in detail one particular incident they thought was interesting> Synonyms abstract, boil down, brief, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, outline, recap, summarize, reprise, sum up, synopsize, wrap upRelated Words abridge, condense, curtail, cut back, shorten; downsize, shrink; concentrate, consolidate; decoct, essentialize; simplify, streamlineNear Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract; amplify, elaborate (on or upon), enlarge (on or upon), expand, supplement

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of, relating to, or resembling a fox

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