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brief
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Hard Times
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  • Here, a brief press and confusion near the stage, ended in the man himself standing at the orator’s side before the concourse.
  • With a brief speech, and a scowl at his sister, he left the house.

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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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