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The ClueMore compendious (6 letter answer)
NotesThe answer TERSER is uncommon, appearing about once every 575 puzzles.
More to the point
Not as long-winded
Not so prolix
Not so verbose
DefinitionTERSE as an adjective:
1. (crisp, curt, laconic, terse) = brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"