I dashed into my room but Meg's staccato reached me even there.
Whatever of despair he felt did not appear in his staccato orders.
Almost simultaneously the air resounded with staccato bursts.
His face was set and his voice as he greeted O'Moy sharp and staccato.
The ticking of the clock and the snapping of the fire mingled in a staccato duet.
Once he gave a command ...