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precisely meaningful and tersely cogent

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concise and full of meaning

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Pears stored in air in our 1-MCP study had delayed ripening and no scald or pithy brown core," says Mattheis.
Anyway Alice is back and though this has something to do with the state of the economy and a consequent diminution in her need to spend time at the drawing board, it enables the rest of us to enjoy her pithy tales of small provincial practice.
Where have all the previous pithy, sometimes witty entries gone, those that usually lifted the spirits and even brought a smile or two around the breakfast table?
Short, pithy chapters cover such topics as writing a good paper, research and the college library, taking advantage of college support services, balancing athletics and academics, navigating modern college technology, and more.
But The Devil Wears Prada star is just a few degrees of separation away from the pithy pensioner.
When the curtain closes on what will hopefully be a long and fulfilling life, what pithy inscription might appear on your headstone?
Guardino has given us a really accomplished work, deeply researched, nicely written, with a mature authorial voice and a text scattered with pithy, almost aphoristically memorable pronouncements.
The website was praised by judges in the Britain Youth Tourism Awards for its layout, clarity,succinct information and "inspirational use of rich media and pithy writing".
The Gospel lesson (Mk 4:35-41) relates in seven pithy verses Jesus' stilling of the storm, but within that brief account are three important questions.
The fine print, where the names of actors and producers would normally appear, resounds instead with pithy phrases like YOUR SEXUAL HISTORY and OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY.
No, Brokaw just grabbed a pithy, vivid title, and skipped off to the best-seller list.
Byron Lewis, plant manager, said: 'We have experts on hand from the fruit growing industry to advise on all aspects of fruit growing whether you have aphids on your apples or pithy pears.
A new editor's first editorial should be pithy, introducing the new editor and the new vision, as well as thanking all those whose hard work make our journal possible.
Use it to highlight important text, then use the built-in sticky flags to bookmark all those pithy Gertrude Stein quotes.
In what she regards as a companion rather than sequel to her popular Book Lust (2003), a Seattle librarian/readaholic continues her pithy recommendations on "too good to miss" books and authors.