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curt
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
brief to the point of rudeness
  • "I have been studying expression," said Philip, curtly.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (46% in)
  • "Oh, he's a queer fellow," said Tom, curtly, "and he's as sulky as can be with me, because I told him his father was a rogue.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- Maggie's Second Visit (31% in)

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