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terse
used in Throne of Glass

4 uses
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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.)
  • "Lady Kaltain," Dorian said tersely, his body tensing.
    p. 73.1
  • Nehemia only deigned to give him a terse nod.
    p. 131.1
  • Dorian gave them a terse nod as he strode by.
    p. 163.9
  • She nodded tersely, and despite herself, she kept her mouth shut as she continued down the hall.
    p. 195.9

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