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brief
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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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  • But what says she to me? be brief, my good she-Mercury.
  • Give your men the charge; we must be brief.

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  • Sir, I hear you are a scholar,—I will be brief with you, and you have been a man long known to me, though I had never so good means, as desire, to make myself acquainted with you.
  • Speak, breathe, discuss; brief, short, quick, snap.

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as in: briefed her Define
to give a summary of important information to someone
as in: legal brief Define
a summary of important facts -- especially an opinion of a legal case
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