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  Words related to shortly

Related / Similar Words: soon, presently, before long, not long, not far, concisely, briefly, in brief, in short, curtly, short

 

Definition:
  • in the near future; "the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long";
  • for a short time; "he was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive";
  • at a short distance; "the hem fell shortly below her knees";
  • in a concise manner; in a few words; "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly";
  • in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn''t like it";

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    Pertainyms: brief, concise, brusque, brusk, curt, short(p)

     

     
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