Thursday, November 12, 2015

conciseness & muddle


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

"Drink - drugs," said Mr. Pepper with sinister conciseness. "He left a commentary. Hopeless muddle, I'm told.


conciseness - concise
1. giving only the information that is necessary and important, using few words;
2. shorter than the original book on which it was based.

1. a state of mental confusion;
2. a situation in which there is confusion about arrangements, etc. and things are done wrong;
3. to confuse sb;

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