used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
only 1 use
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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?
There are no more uses of "terse" in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.