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brevity
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
the use of just a few words; or lasting a short time
  • The morning papers on Saturday contained, in addition to lengthy special articles on the planet Mars, on life in the planets, and so forth, a brief and vaguely worded telegram, all the more striking for its brevity.
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (2% in)

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