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curt
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Sometimes when her curt orders made Pork stick out his under lip and Mammy mutter: "Some folks rides mighty high dese days," she wondered where her good manners had gone.
  • "Hush," said Rhett curtly, not missing the shining light in Wade’s eyes when he spoke of the father he had never known.
  • "Sit down," he said curtly, following her into the room.
  • Scarlett curtly refused to contribute more money to Pitty’s establishment as long as India was under the same roof.
  • From upstairs he could hear occasionally the curt tones of Dr. Meade whenever a door opened.
  • Voices rose louder on the front walk, Captain Jaffery’s curt and questioning, Hugh’s shrill with foolish laughter, Rhett’s deep and reckless and Ashley’s queer, unreal, shouting: "What the hell!

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

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