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synonyms for curtly

  • bluntly
  • crudely
  • harshly
  • discourteously
  • barbarously
  • boorishly
  • brazenly
  • coarsely
  • contemptuously
  • crassly
  • disrespectfully
  • imprudently
  • indecently
  • indecorously
  • insolently
  • loudly
  • roughly
  • sassily
  • sharply
  • snootily
  • tactlessly
  • unabashedly
  • uncivilly
  • uncouthly
  • ungraciously
  • vulgarly

antonyms for curtly

MOST RELEVANT
  • civilly
  • courteously
  • politely
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How to use curtly in a sentence

"Take those men to the guardhouse," he ordered curtly, pointing an accusing finger at Hicks and Bevans.
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"No, he isn't," Mazaroff said curtly as he came into the front room and closed the door behind him.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Lechmere explained curtly that he would see to Maxgregor's safety, after which he would follow to the queen's hotel.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Both men curtly acknowledged Barrington's greeting, hardly conscious of the curtness maybe.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
"All men don't pay such attentions to their wives," says Caroline, curtly.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
Carlisle they curtly speak of as "more like a great wilde country church" than a fair and stately cathedral.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
"This is Castle Wildenstein," the boy's companion curtly answered, throwing a searching glance at the young Baron.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
"No," he replied curtly, but his voice did not sound as severe as before, a fact which Mzli noticed immediately.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
"She, surely does," said Aunt Maria curtly, ill pleased by the woman's words.
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"Because he asked me not to tell for a while," he said curtly.
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