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Word of the Day 05/04/20 Breviloquent

Breviloquent (adjective)
breviloquent [ bre-vil-uh-kwuhnt ]


adjective
1. speaking or expressed in a concise or terse style; using brevity of speech: In the memorial to her family, references to her brother were tellingly breviloquent.

OTHER WORDS FROM BREVILOQUENT
brev·il·o·quence, noun
brev·il·o·quent·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO BREVILOQUENT
terse, brusque, pithy, precise, short-lived, brief, abbreviated, sharp, straight, curt, blunt, concise, hasty, succinct, arbitrary, cursory, cryptic, incisive, laconic, elliptical

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Origin: First recorded in 1895–1900; brevi- + Latinloquent-, stem of loquēns, present participle of loquī “to speak”

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