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curt
used in The Fountainhead

4 uses
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Definition
brief to the point of rudeness
  • "Hello, Keating," he added curtly.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (49% in)
  • He let the first sentence go by; on the second he interrupted to say curtly: "Let me see your drawings," as if to make it clear that anything Roark might say was quite well known to him already.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • "Good evening, Miss Francon," said Roark, and she nodded curtly.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (84% in)
  • "Hello," he said curtly.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 (8% in)

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