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elliptical
  • Sense: Having the form of an ellipse
    • oval
    • ovoid
    • egg-shaped
    • oblong
    • spherical
    • spheroid
    • spheroidal
    • round
    • rounded

  • Sense: Marked by omissions in speech or writing
    • terse
    • cryptic
    • obscure
    • incomplete
    • short
    • concise
    • condensed
    • contracted
    • compact
    • clipped
    • cropped
    • curt
    • abrupt
    • curtailed
    • cut
    • cut short
    • docked
    • elliptic
    • short and sweet (slang)
    • to the point (slang)
    • shortened
    • truncated
    • succinct
    • tight
    • pruned
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