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marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

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brief and to the point

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Blogs, Facebook postings, "charticle"-style graphs, and tersest of all, those tiny little tweets--we journalists are writing shorter and faster by the nano-second.
In his attempted autobiography, Praeterita, issued as a serial in the second half of the 1880s, Venice was omitted as one of the 'Edens' of his life and only the tersest account given of his work there.
He balances the tale's tersest points with equally as many warm moments, with caring people who see Doug through.
His treatment of allusion is his boldest, if tersest, exercise in revisionism, suggesting that Shakespeare's debt to the Elizabethan homilies has been overstated, and critiquing the methodology of previous allusion-spotters from Richmond Noble to Naseeb Shaheen.
So, I put on the tersest expression I could muster, coupled with that piercing squintyeye thing that I'm sure makes me look like pure evil, and said curtly, "No thanks.
Ray affirms the realities of comradeship and camaraderie, even of the tensest, tersest variety with all of his victims.