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Synonyms for briefly

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for briefly

in a concise manner

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References in classic literature ?
I answered him as briefly, in fragmentary sentences.
"The back stairs, Giuseppi," he said, briefly. "Somebody'11 pitch your hat down after you."
"O sancta simplicitas!" said Stepan Arkadyevitch, and briefly and clearly he explained it to Levin.
The abstract, the typical, the general--these were everywhere exalted at the expense of the image, the specific experience, the vital fact.' Lowell declares that it 'ignored the imagination altogether and sent Nature about her business as an impertinent baggage whose household loom competed unlawfully with the machine-made fabrics, so exquisitely uniform in pattern, of the royal manufactories.' Still more hostile is Matthew Arnold: 'The difference between genuine poetry and the poetry of Dryden, Pope, and all their school, is briefly this: Their poetry is conceived and composed in their wits, genuine poetry is conceived and composed in the soul.
It should be helpful also to indicate briefly some of the more specific mannerisms of pseudo-classical poetry, in addition to the general tendencies named above on page 190.
Rooms were engaged, and the night passed, briefly to Phileas Fogg, who slept profoundly, but very long to Aouda and the others, whose agitation did not permit them to rest.
Kosato told him his own story briefly: it gives a picture of the deep, strong passions that work in the bosoms of these miscalled stoics.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): Delhi Metro services on the Violet Line were briefly disrupted on Thursday.
MURREE -- A Punjab Food Authority (PFA) team led by its chief was on Saturday attacked, tortured and briefly held hostage in a restaurant in Murree, Pakistan's famous mountain resort town.
Salman Zaidi, Group Head Treasury and FX Group MCB, welcomed guests and briefly explained the initiatives taken by MCB Bank Treasury and FX Group to engage with their clients.
Sutton Kersh on 0151 734 0666 A SPACIOUS and well-appointed detached family residence, this property briefly comprises a reception hall, ground-floor WC with cloakroom, attractive lounge, dining room plus study, open dining-kitchen and further sitting room to the ground floor.
As the chart on Page Five shows, the dollar briefly cost more than 41,000 rials at the end of last year and briefly topped 38,000 rials just before President Rohani was elected in 2013.
Summary: Residents of an east Lebanon town briefly blocked a road Tuesday to protest a decision to close quarries in the area that the National Council of Quarries and Crushers said were illegal.
KOTLI -- The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) on Thursday briefly detained Pakistan People's Party (PPP) candidate Chaudhry Mohammad Yasin, who is in the run from LA-XI Kotli-IV after he was found involved clashing with workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) at a polling station near his native town Chowk Sahiban.
COTABATO CITY -- Voting in a public school was briefly stopped when voters scampered for safety after unidentified men fired their guns near Barangay Inug-og in Pagalungan, Maguindanao.