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  Definition of foreshorten
  1. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
  2. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
Similar Words: abridge, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

 

Hyponyms: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten, digest, condense, concentrate

 

Grouped Verbs: edit, cut, edit out

 

Derivational Morphology: contraction, shortener, abridger, abbreviator, condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsule

 

 
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