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brew, v. 1. steep, soak, ferment; cook, stew, boil, simmer, seethe, decoct; mix, concoct, stir up, blend, make, prepare, commix.
2. contrive, bring about, think up, hatch, spin, coin, forge; invent, design, shape, devise, plan, get up,
Inf. cook up; start, organize, begin.
-n. 3. mixture, concoction, fermentation, stew, potpourri; creation, formula; beer, ale.

bribe, n. 1. graft, Inf. kickback, Inf. payola, Inf. plugola, Inf. hush money, Inf. protection or protection money, SI.boodle; inducement, lure, reward, gift, gratuity.
-v. 2. pay off, buy, buy off, suborn, corrupt,
SI. grease [s.o.'s] palm; fix, Inf. rig, Inf. square; induce, tempt, lure, entice, coax, influence.

bridal, adj.nuptial, wedding, marriage, matrimonial; conjugal, hymeneal; marital, spousal, connubial; nubile, marriageable.

bride, n. wife, spouse, Inf. better half, Inf. missis, Inf. little woman, Scot. Inf. wifey, Rhyming SI.

trouble and strife; mate, helpmeet, partner. See - partner (def 3).

bridge, n. 1. span, viaduct, Scot.

brig; overpass, Brit,

flyover.
2. connection, link, bond, tie.
-v. 3. span, cross, traverse, go over, extend over, pass over, arch over; join, conjoin, connect, unite, link, tie.

bridle, n. 1. halter, hackamore, headgear, headstall; governor, control, restraint, trammel, check, curb.
-v. 2. restrain, check, curb, arrest, hold back, keep back; control, govern, keep in check.
3. bristle, raise one's hackles, get one's back up.

brief, adj.1. momentary, temporary, of short duration, short; impermanent, mortal, unenduring, fleeting, passing, fading; transitory, transient, fugacious, caducous, deciduous, monohemerous, monemerous, evanescent, ephemeral; mercurial, volatile, perishable, precarious; fast, swift, brisk, sudden, quick, fleet, meteoric; cursory, hurried, hasty.
2. concise, succinct, to the point, short and sweet; short-winded, straightforward, direct, pointed, emphatic; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, compressed, summarized, thumbnail, curtailed, curtate, contracted,
Obs. breviate; compact, lean, compendious, packed, close, neat; comprehensive, summary, synoptic, Inf. meaty; pithy, sententious, epigrammatic, crisp, precise, exact, gnomic; laconic, terse, elliptical, breviloquent, Rare,

pauciloquent; reticent, halting, sparing of words.
3. curt, sharp, abrupt, short-spoken, short; cutting, biting, sarcastic, acute, keen; caustic, acrimonious, virulent, mordant, trenchant; sullen, tart, sour, petulant, splenetic, choleric, acetose; testy, edgy, touchy, grouchy, irascible, short-tempered, short-fused; crabbed, crabby, peevish, snapping, snarling, growling, bearish, currish, waspish; brusque, brash, gruff, peppery, surly, crusty, thorny; unmannerly, rude, impolite, discourteous, ungraceful; stern, austere.

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4. outline, sketch, draft, analysis, abstract, resume, syllabus; compendium, survey, synopsis, summary, precis, conspectus, prospectus; digest, epitome, extract, excerpt, minutes, pandect.
5. argument, demonstration, data, ground, proof, evidence; memorandum, memo, minute, entry, document, list of agenda, list of items; writ, warrant, summons, subpoena, injunction,
Rom. Cath. Ch.

decretal.
6. briefs
underpants, underwear, underdrawers, drawers, SI.skivvies, SI.undies, Trademark.

BVDs, Trademark.

Fruit of the Looms, trunks, Brit,

y-fronts, Brit,

knickers.

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Grape seeds, peel and pedicles contain phytoestrogens, which can efficiently protect women above 45 from atherosclerosis. This has been experimentally proved by specialists of the Research Institute of Physicochemical Medicine (Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation), Research Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology (Russian Academy of Medical Sciences), Institute of Experimental Cardiology (Russian Cardiological Scientific Production Complex, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation), Institute of Atherosclerosis (Russian Academy of Natural Sciences).

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