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pithy

pith·y

pithy

 
pronunciation:
pI thi
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: pithier, pithiest
definition 1: exactly and concisely appropriate; effective; forceful.
These final pithy remarks seemed to convince the members of the jury.
synonyms:
gnomic, incisive, terse
antonyms:
diffuse
similar words:
aphoristic, compact, compendious, concise, crisp, laconic, sententious, succinct, trenchant
definition 2: like, composed of, or containing much pith.
synonyms:
pulpy
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derivations: pithily (adv.), pithiness (n.)