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- concise speech; laconism
- (rhetoric) Any of several forms of omission of words, including the omission of an understood part of a phrase, as, the omission of "good" from "(good) morning!" (brachyology).
- (rhetoric): zeugma, syllepsis, apokoinou, compendious comparison, praegnans constructio, asyndeton, aposiopesis