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Antonyms for shortly

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

Quotes of shortly

  1. Che came in 1963, shortly after I had come to power. – Ahmed Ben Bella
  2. Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left, to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack, and went to Cemetary Hill for observation. – John Buford
  3. The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason. – John Cage
  4. Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world. – Klaus Fuchs
  5. Many instances exist of small children who seem to remember and describe their previous life in another body, another place, and with other people. These memories emerge usually shortly after these children begin to talk. – Stanislav Grof
  6. I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights. – Clara Hughes
  7. Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much. – James Weldon Johnson
  8. Some dying men are the most tyrannical; and certainly, since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore, the poor fellows ought to be indulged. – Herman Melville
  9. I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together, as if we had known each other for years. – Max Muller
  10. Shortly afterwards, I did a third one to repair the robotic arm of the station. This arm plays a very important role in the ongoing expansion of the station as well as in the deployment of solar panels. – Philippe Perrin
  11. I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was published in 1970. – Amartya Sen
  12. A study of the history of wages back through the years indicates clearly that when the cost -of -living rises appreciably wages have shortly been adjusted upward also. – Charles E. Wilson

Usage examples for shortly

  1. " Not a bit of it," said Geissler shortly – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. And to the emperor she said: " Sire, here is Tirant, your virtuous captain, who will shortly do to the sultan what he did to the Caramany and the King of Upper India, or what he did to the King of Egypt. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  3. " No, but I'm better," replied Simon shortly – Grand-Daddy Whiskers, M.D. by Nellie M. Leonard
  4. " Your father cannot go," he said shortly – The Untamed by Max Brand
  5. And one must write shortly as shortly as possible. – Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov by Maxim Gorky Alexander Kuprin I. A. Bunin
  6. " It will be a long time before they see the farm again," answered the other shortly – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins
  7. " I did not," he replied, shortly – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  8. He pulled himself up shortly – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  9. " All the time," Lindsay answered shortly – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  10. What else she was I very shortly learned. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  11. " That's all right," said Frank shortly turning away from the desk. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  12. It was shortly before she died, continued Miss Heath; the fever had run very high, and she was weak, and I could scarcely catch her words. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  13. Shortly we will return. – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  14. " No," said Dr Bolter, shortly – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. Terry spoke shortly and rose from his chair. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  16. " Peg is a sensible woman," said Forrester shortly – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  17. " It's ten miles off," said Dick shortly taking the steps at a jump. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  18. Ace had forgotten all about his wireless message when, shortly after noon, his own ship arrived. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  19. " I see," returned Barry shortly and set about his plans. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  20. He was thinking of Katherine and of the meeting, that was shortly to take place between the father and daughter. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby

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