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terse
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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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.)
  • She needs help, he said, tersely There are plenty of ways to help, his mother had pointed out, talking about the girl as if she weren't standing in the foyer in her too-big coat.
    p. 280.6

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