To better see all uses of the word
laconic
in
Nicholas Nickleby
please enable javascript.

laconic
Used In
Nicholas Nickleby
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • With which laconic remark Newman turned round and hobbled away.
  • He had, many times, been enabled to strengthen his influence, when any circumstance had occurred to weaken it, by adopting this cool and laconic style; and he trusted to it now, with very little doubt of its entire success.
  • It was directed to blank Johnson, Esq., by favour of Augustus Folair, Esq.; and the astonishment of Nicholas was in no degree lessened, when he found it to be couched in the following laconic terms:— "Mr Lenville presents his kind regards to Mr Johnson, and will feel obliged if he will inform him at what hour tomorrow morning it will be most convenient to him to meet Mr L. at the Theatre, for the purpose of having his nose pulled in the presence of the company.

  • There are no more uses of "laconic" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • 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."

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading