Succinct

Suc*cinct"

(?), a. [L. succinctus, p. p. of succingere to gird below or from below, to tuck up; sub + cingere to gird. Cf. Cincture.] 1. Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.
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His habit fit for speed succinct.
Milton.
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2. Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.
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Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.
Roscommon.
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The shortest and most succinct model that ever grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.
South.
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Syn. -- Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic; terse.
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-- Suc*cinct"ly, adv. -- Suc*cinct"ness, n.
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