IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS

2. Conventional means; written language

Compendium.

[Nouns] compend, compendium; abstract, precis, epitome, multum in parvo, analysis, pandect, digest, sum and substance, brief, abridgment, summary, apercu (aper�u), draft, minute, note; excerpt; synopsis, textbook, conspectus, outlines, syllabus, contents, heads, prospectus.

album; scrapbook, notebook, memorandum book, commonplace book; extracts, excerpta, cuttings; fugitive pieces, fugitive writing; spicilegium, flowers, anthology, collectanea, analecta; compilation.

recapitulation, resume, review.

abbreviation, abbreviature; contraction; shortening [more]; compression [more].

[Verbs] abridge, abstract, epitomize, summarize; make an abstract, prepare an abstract, draw an abstract, compile an abstract.

recapitulate, review, skim, run over, sum up.

abbreviate (shorten) [more]; condense (compress) [more]; compile (collect) [more].

[Adjectives] compendious, synoptic, analectic; abrege, abridged; variorum.

[Adverbs] in short, in epitome, in substance, in few words.

[Phrases] it lies in a nutshell.

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