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curt
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Catch-22
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  • The chaplain thanked him with a curt nod and proceeded alone down the aisle between the desks and typewriters to the canvas partition in the rear.
  • He kept the chaplain in a constant state of terror with his curt, derisive tongue and his knowing, cynical eyes that the chaplain was never brave enough to meet for more than an accidental second.
  • ’You leave Havermeyer alone,’ Colonel Korn ordered Yossarian curtly.
  • Colonel Korn laughed curtly.
  • McWatt was too busy responding at the controls to Yossarian’s strident instructions as Yossarian slipped the plane in on the bomb run and then whipped them all away violently around the ravenous pillars of exploding shells with curt, shrill, obscene commands to McWatt that were much like the anguished, entreating nightmare yelpings of Hungry Joe in the dark.

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

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