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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A concise summary.
verb tr.: To make a concise summary.
From French précis (precise), from Latin praecisus (curtailed), past participle of praecidere (to shorten). Earliest documented use: 1760.
"We'd end [the review] with a pithy precis of our thoughts on the novel."
Alex Preston; Gold by Chris Cleave; The Observer (London, UK); Jun 2, 2012.
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