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  • "Hello, Keating," he added curtly.
  • He let the first sentence go by; on the second he interrupted to say curtly: "Let me see your drawings," as if to make it clear that anything Roark might say was quite well known to him already.
  • "Good evening, Miss Francon," said Roark, and she nodded curtly.
  • "Hello," he said curtly.

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

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