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curt
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Babbitt
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  • Dilling nodded in his curtest manner and strode up-stairs Babbitt tramped the living-room in agony.
  • He considered going to see Paul in prison, but, though he had a pale curt note from him every week, he thought of Paul as dead.
  • Though this time he heard his own voice and knew that it was curt, though she was looking at him with wide-eyed reproach, he stumped into the hall, jerked on his ulster and furlined gloves, and went out to start the car.

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

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