Six words covered that effort by engineers with skills you purport to support in the editorial!
Those mouthed words covered a sound from the outer door.
In Russian, fifteen different words cover relations by marriage, enough to confuse many native speakers.
Rather than let that word cover the usual ground, let's examine it.
The two words covered a great many things.
What's on your she said, as if the two words covered the problem adequately.
In others, the word may cover both deliberate and informal enculturation.
Not word for word, but I covered all the points.
Less than a thousand words will cover all ordinary situations.