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σύντομος 1 συντέμνω

I.Lat. concisus, cut short, abridged, shortened, esp. of a road, ς. ἀτραπός a short cut, Ar.; συντομώτατον the shortest cut, Hdt.; τὰ ξυντομώτατα Thuc.; σύντομος (sub. ὁδός) Hdt.
2.of language, concise, brief, curt, short, Aesch., Eur., etc.
II.adv. -μως, concisely, shortly, briefly, Aesch., etc.:—so also neut. pl. σύντομα Soph.: comp. and Sup. -ώτερον, -ώτατα, Isocr.; also -ωτάτως, Soph.
2.of Time, shortly, immediately, id=Soph., Xen., etc.

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