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Synonyms for terse

Synonyms for terse

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

Synonyms for terse

brief and to the point

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He whittled and listened, gave monosyllabic replies, and, when it was asked, terse advice.
They made themselves indispensable," was the terse response.
Be terse in style, vigorous of phrase, apt, concretely apt, in similitude.
Chilton himself at the other end of the wires, and was tremblingly delivering her message and answering the doctor's terse, pertinent questions.
The vocabulary of Bradshaw is nervous and terse, but limited.
Written with plain, terse language, Sergio Ramirez's novel looks hard at the psychology of a people in flux.
Here he's a hired gun in a Texas bordertown in Walter Hill's terse reworking of Kurosawa's sleek samurai classic Yojimbo.
The spokesman said in a terse statement on Wednesday night that Israeli claims that political bureau chairman of Hamas Khaled Mishl had issued orders for the kidnap of Israeli soldiers was part of the "Zionist campaign of lies and deceit", PIC reported.
The hospital released a terse statement that said: "We deny that Michael Schumacher has died.
It makes the obvious, but often overlooked, point that when something is expressed as simply as possible, it is often too terse to be easily understood, interpreted, or applied.
In a terse statement Burt, said: "I am deeply concerned about this week's escalation of violence in Gaza and southern Israel".
A terse statement by the FSB did not say when Nesterets was arrested or give any further details.
Commenting on the incident, Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elias Audi said in a terse statement: "God is seeing and the state is constantly vigilant.
JOSE MOURINHO has stoked his feud with the Italian media by issuing a terse statement yesterday ahead of Inter Milan's Serie A clash with Bologna.
MANCHESTER United chief executive David Gill got involved in a terse exchange with a fan during a visit to Birmingham University yesterday as the simmering anger over the Glazer ownership rumbled on.