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  • And with this, Mrs. Penniman offered her niece a brief good-night, and withdrew to her own apartment.
  • He made his visits as brief as possible, and while he sat with his mistress, found terribly little to talk about.

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  • These notes were so brief that I may give them entire.

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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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