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  • A bright hard winter day, the wind shrill, black and silver clouds booming across the sky, everything in panicky motion during the brief light.
  • She faced Juanita Haydock, cocked her head at Maud Dyer’s brief nod, and came home to Bea radiant.

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  • She learned, in brief, that this was the one Logical Location for factories and wholesale houses.
  • Mrs. Kennicott confided to Ye Scribe that she will be connected with one of the multifarious war activities now centering in the Nation’s Capital for a brief period before returning.
  • And I am proud to say, my fellow citizens, that in his brief stay here Mr. Blausser has become my warm personal friend as well as my fellow booster, and I advise you all to very carefully attend to the hints of a man who knows how to achieve.

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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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