used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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.)
- Her uncle's terse petitions were hard enough to endure; this prayer, she knew, would be a lengthy masterpiece.
There are no more uses of "terse" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.