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curt
used in Main Street

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Definition
brief to the point of rudeness
  • This she absorbed while she was saying curtly, "Can I get these pressed, please?"
    Chapter 28 (75% in)

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  • Then, for three years which passed like one curt paragraph, she ceased to find anything interesting save the Bjornstams and her baby.
    Chapter 18 (**% in)
  • Howland the grocer was curt.
    Chapter 7 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "curt" in Main Street.

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