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terse
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
using words sparingly

(Depending upon the context, this can have a negative connotation of minimizing social interaction due to ill feelings.)
  • I whispered, and got a terse, "Sh-h!"
    p. 224.8
terse = using words sparingly
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