Compendious and Prolix


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Compendious adjective – Marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning.
Usage example: a compendious summary of the referendum before the voters

Prolix is an antonym for compendious.
Nearby Word: compendium
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Prolix adjective – Using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea.
Usage example: a person known for habitually transforming brief anecdotes into prolix sagas that exhaust their listeners

Compendious is an antonym for prolix.
Nearby Word: prolixity
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Prolix or Compendious. 2016. Accessed April 13, 2021.

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