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terse
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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using words sparingly

(Depending upon the context, this can have a negative connotation of minimizing social interaction due to ill feelings.)
  • Mother gave me her support with one of her usual terse asides, "That's what you want to do?
    p. 265.8

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