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terse
used in Nine Stories

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Definition
using words sparingly

(Depending upon the context, this can have a negative connotation of minimizing social interaction due to ill feelings.)
  • At length, while we were having coffee, I tersely outlined my new plans for the summer.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (22% in)

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