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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  His  habit  fit  for  speed  succinct.  --Milton. 
  2.  Compressed  into  a  narrow  compass;  brief;  concise. 
  Let  all  your  precepts  be  succinct  and  clear. 
  The  shortest  and  most  succinct  model  that  ever 
  grasped  all  the  needs  and  necessities  of  mankind. 
  Syn:  Short;  brief;  concise;  summary;  compendious;  laconic; 
  terse.  --  {Suc*cinct"ly},  adv  --  {Suc*cinct"ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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:  {compendious},  {compact}, 

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