But really it told a rich history, recast and simplified into a series of icons and absurdities.
Even the debate over journalism, when Sorkin gets around to that, has a simplified, black-and-white, heroes-vs.
At its most simplified, the revision allows big players more access to insured deposits while making certain types of bets.
Penn simplified the picture frame, too, using light in sculptural terms.
The complexity is inherent; it's hard to see how it could be simplified further.
The collection of the revenue was simplified and made less vexatious, each citizen to contribute his just proportion.
This will show how the working may be simplified when n is not prime.
This was a vast improvement; as it simplified in a wonderful degree the communication of thought.
And fire has consumed the letter; but matters are simplified.
The man had used a simplified quantum mechanics without correction for relativistic effects.
1650s, from French simplifier "to make simpler" (15c.), from Medieval Latin simplificare "to simplify," from Latin simplex "simple" (see simplex) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "to make easier to do" is from 1759. Related: Simplified; simplifying.