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compendious adj : briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject" [syn: compact, succinct, summary]

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Adjective

  1. containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized

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