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shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without losing the sense; ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
a collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject, especially in a book or other publication; ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed: a cursory glance at the figures; ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on: civil liberties were further curtailed. ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
an outline of the subjects in a course of study or teaching. ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
brief summary of something. ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
sparing in the use of words; abrupt. ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
swiftly; quickly: work continues apace. ACT QUICKLY
adv; in a rush; with reckless haste. ACT QUICKLY
adj; acting or done quickly and without thought or care. ACT QUICKLY
v; cause (an event or situation, typically one that is bad or undesirable) to happen suddenly, unexpectedly, or prematurely. ACT QUICKLY
v; encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular, to commit a crime or other offense. ASSIST
adj; providing necessary support to the primary activities or operation of an organization, institution, industry, or system. ASSIST
v; support or strengthen; prop up: the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence. ASSIST
v; confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding):ASSIST
v; adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life): he turned his back on the modernism he had espoused in his youth. ASSIST
n; a thing on which something else is based or depends: farming is the mainstay of the rural economy. ASSIST
adj (of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is usual or necessary: a munificent gesture. ASSIST
n, a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project: a collection of essays by both critics and proponents of graphology ASSIST
adj; loyal, reliable, and hardworking: he remained a stalwart supporter of the cause. ASSIST
n; food and drink regarded as a source of strength; nourishment: poor rural economies turned to potatoes for sustenance, ASSIST
1 affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting
: I had eaten something that didn't agree with me and I was a little bilious.
• (of a color) lurid or sickly
: a bilious olive hue.
2 spiteful; bad-tempered
: outbursts of bilious misogynydudgeon. BAD MOOD
adj; having or showing a tendency to be easily angered. BAD MOOD
adj; (of a person or their behavior) childishly bad-tempered and petulant. BAD MOOD.
adj; (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered. BAD MOOD.
a feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one's pride: he left in a fit of pique BAD MOOD
adj; complaining in a petulant or whining manner: she became querulous and demanding. BAD MOOD