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in a word

Fig. said simply; concisely said. Mrs. Smith is—in a word—haughty. In a word, the play flopped.
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in a word

briefly described The final report was, in a word, ridiculous.
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in a word

something that you say when you are going to give your opinion about something in a short and direct way 'So, tell me, do you find him attractive?' 'In a word - no.'
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in a word

In short; in summary: In a word, the situation is serious.
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