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Antonyms for briefly

long-windedly, verbosely, wordily, Redundantly, repetitiously, diffusely.

Quotes of briefly

  1. In the one defence, briefly we accept responsibility but deny that it was bad: in the other, we admit that it was bad but don't accept full, or even any, responsibility. – J. L. Austin
  2. Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day. – Daniel Boone
  3. Looking back you realize that a very special person passed briefly through your life- and it was you. It is not too late to find that person again. – Robert Brault
  4. I have a very long relationship with America. My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there. I was schooled there briefly for about a year. – Colin Firth
  5. The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist. – James Forrestal
  6. The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society- more briefly to find your real job, and do it. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  7. It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar- that I call an achievement. – Horace
  8. Briefly speaking, our conclusion is that stochastic volatility does not make a huge difference as far as the pricing is concerned if you get the average volatility right. It makes a big difference as far as hedging is concerned. – John Hull
  9. I was briefly bitter. – Margot Kidder
  10. Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. – H. L. Mencken
  11. My theology, briefly is that the universe was dictated but not signed. – Christopher Morley
  12. The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved. – C. Northcote Parkinson
  13. I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly but generally I'm pretty balanced. – Sting

Usage examples for briefly

  1. Let me try and tell you briefly the story of some generations of college men who accomplished things that it will be worth while for us to consider to- day. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  2. Conran's head was bent down now, and his voice was thick, as he answered briefly Go on." – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  3. " All right," he said briefly let's hear what's up." – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  4. " Yes, I'm beginning to," he returned briefly – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  5. " It is all over," said Louis, briefly – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. " Come and look at it again," said Tom briefly – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  7. It now remains for me to notice very briefly one or two further questions as I draw to a close. – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  8. He had told them briefly how the dead man was found in the cart- load of snow. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  9. " A quarter's pay in advance," he said briefly – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  10. Briefly he spoke to the young Venerian officer, and told him what he had learned about the ship. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  11. " It's true," he said briefly – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  12. I've bought him, she explained, briefly – Rebecca Mary by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  13. Briefly he wondered what sort of psi- powers Jorak possessed. – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  14. " I guess they're candidates, fast enough," nodded Darrin, after briefly looking at the approaching group. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  15. " I don't know," said Grace briefly – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  16. I told him the facts briefly – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  17. Shaik Tsin enquired briefly It is accomplished, then?" – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  18. " We'll go," she said briefly – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  19. " That I will never go back," she answered, briefly and looked away. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. She explained the course briefly – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln

Rhymes for briefly