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Synonyms for laconic

Synonyms for laconic

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

Synonyms for laconic

brief and to the point

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With this laconic threat, which he accompanied with a snarl that gave him the appearance of being particularly in earnest, Mr Quilp bade her clear the teaboard away, and bring the rum.
I have not sat down before Quebec, but an earthen work, that is defended by twenty-three hundred gallant men," was the laconic reply.
First, Jo has to complete his errand of good nature by handing over the physic he has been to get, which he delivers with the laconic verbal direction that "it's to be all took d'rectly.
Cyprus' 9/11 is of course July and August 1974, and Laconic Tales is a collection of various individuals' accounts A[degrees]-- some well-known, others not -- of the 1974 hostilities, penned by the author following discussions with each.
What I most enjoy about Keeping on Keeping On is the laconic tone and his delight in the comedy of everyday observations.
Benaud's commentary style was laconic, considered and dry.
Garner, who famously played the laconic private investigator Jim Rockford, had starred in 122 episodes of the hugely successful show from 1974 to 1980, and had won an Emmy for the role in 1977 and a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild in 2005.
Great at his comedy roles and did the drama too, but will always be remembered for the laconic role of Brett Maverick.
LACONIC American comedian Rich Hall brings his stand-up show to the Parr Hall at Warrington next week.
Written in laconic verse and colorfully illustrated with comic scenes of unlikely alternate sleeping places, "Where Can I Sleep?
Jack O'Connell - of TV's Skins - is a none-too-bright teenager who takes a job driving for a laconic assassin (Tim Roth, left).
George Shevtsov plays a laconic and deadly Croatian killer for hire who seems to owe his dress sense to the Clint Eastwood of Coogan's Bluff.
Sir Terry's typical laconic comment about "30 years without a proper job" suggests that Roy found the slot as easy to complete as it was easy on the ear.
Occasionally as laconic as its subject, the docu also draws on the high drama of the times it covers, and should appeal to auds interested in the evolution of media and the First Amendment.
Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev must be a unifying factor for the Bulgarian nation, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated in a laconic comment after Plevneliev was formally sworn into office Thursday.