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laconic
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Bleak House
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  • First, Jo has to complete his errand of good nature by handing over the physic he has been to get, which he delivers with the laconic verbal direction that "it’s to be all took d’rectly."

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  • I need more than the book and my teacher’s laconic answers to understand this material.
  • When asked why he wanted to climb the mountain, he retorted laconically, "Because it’s there."

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