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terse
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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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.)
  • Her uncle's terse petitions were hard enough to endure; this prayer, she knew, would be a lengthy masterpiece.
    p. 63.7

There are no more uses of "terse" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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