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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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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.)
  • I couldn't imagine what my mother's sad red dress, her dummy, and Mary Magdalene's stolen arms could ever possibly be for—and I said so, a little more tersely than I meant to.
    p. 547.4

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