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concise
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Candide
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  • a conciseness which Pope toiled and sweated for, came as easy as wit to Voltaire.
  • A conciseness to be matched in English by nobody except Pope, who can say a plagiarizing enemy "steals much, spends little, and has nothing left," a conciseness which Pope toiled and sweated for, came as easy as wit to Voltaire.

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  • She deducts points if the paper is not concise enough.
  • Vigorous writing is concise.
    William Strunk Jr.

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