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curt
used in Cujo

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Definition
brief to the point of rudeness
  • George gave him a wave, and Milliken flicked one finger curtly in return before going back to his work.

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  • The upshot was her curt suggestion that since there were no such things as monsters, Tad should put the whole thing out of his mind, hug his Teddy, and go to sleep.

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