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shortly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shortly

  1. 1 in a few words the sudden closing of the restaurant was announced only with a shortly worded sign: “Out of Business” Synonyms of shortly briefly, compactly, concisely, crisply, curtly, elliptically, laconically, pithily, succinctly, summarily, tersely Words Related to shortly aphoristically, sententiously; exactly, precisely; abruptly, bluffly, bluntly, brusquely; monosyllabically Phrases in a nutshell, in a word, in brief, in short, in sum Near Antonyms of shortly redundantly, repetitiously Antonyms of shortly diffusely, long-windedly, verbosely, wordily

  2. 2 at or within a short time the meeting will begin shortly, so don't go too far away to find a bathroom Synonyms of shortly anon, before long, by and by, directly, momentarily, presently, soon Words Related to shortly forthwith, immediately, incontinently, instantaneously, instantly, now, promptly, pronto, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straightway



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