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curt
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • "It’s time you were dressed," she said curtly.
  • Marilla really did not know how to talk to the child, and her uncomfortable ignorance made her crisp and curt when she did not mean to be.
  • Not that Matthew complained, to be sure; he listened to it all with a wordless smile of enjoyment on his face; Marilla permitted the "chatter" until she found herself becoming too interested in it, whereupon she always promptly quenched Anne by a curt command to hold her tongue.

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  • Her response was so curt it was almost rude.
  • a curt reply

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