IELTS GRE TOEFL
1. => "gird from below" => "having one's belt fastened tightly" => "contracted".
- succinct (adj.)
- early 15c., "having one's belt fastened tightly," from Middle French succincte, from Latin succinctus "prepared, ready; contracted, short," past participle of succingere "tuck up (clothes for action), gird from below," from assimilated form of sub "up from under" (see sub-) + cingere "to gird" (see cinch (n.)). Sense of "brief, concise" first recorded 1530s. Related: Succinctness.
- 1. Keep your answers as succinct as possible.
- 2. A succinct style lends vigour to writing.
- 3. The last paragraph is a succinct summary.
- 4. Simon's book provides a succinct outline of artificial intelligence and its application to robotics.
- 5. The book gives an admirably succinct account of the technology and its history.
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