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    foreshorten

    foreshorten - Dictionary definition and meaning for word foreshorten

    Definition
    (verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    Synonyms : abbreviate , abridge , contract , cut , reduce , shorten
    Example Sentence
    • The manuscript must be shortened
    Definition
    (verb) shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
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