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brevity
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  • "Yes, sir, that is so," says Mr. George with military brevity.
  • The toast having been drunk with enthusiasm, Mrs. Bagnet returns thanks in a neat address of corresponding brevity.

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  • I’m not sure they appreciated her speech, but I know they liked its brevity.
  • She answered with equal indifference and brevity, and the others said no more.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice

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