foreshorten foreshorten

Definition(s):

  1. (v) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  2. (v) shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth

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Usage(s):

  1. If there were reasons to foreshorten the mission, however, they were apparently not medical.
  2. While the reformers would all foreshorten the election year, they all disagree on the methods of change.
  3. A head-thumping, sword-swishing, bow-twanging technicolor attempt to foreshorten the popular episodes of the Soo-year-old saga into the perspective of a single connected story.
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