Thesaurus / terse

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In a terse statement issued Wednesday, Justice Department spokesman Marc Raimondi said that the breach wasn’t discovered until December 24, which is nine days after the hack campaign came to light.

On the very day before this the doctor had come out with one of his terse startling statements.

The Blind SpotAustin Hall

Bonaparte's contributions to the discussion were terse and trenchant.

The Life of Napoleon BonaparteWilliam Milligan Sloane

Then there is the same crisp, terse succession of sentences—altogether the likeness is wonderful.

Then he launched forth in a graphic, if terse, description of the remarkable battle that had so recently taken place.

Eagles of the SkyAmbrose Newcomb

The Master was unimpeachable; His terse, cogent assertions were unanswerable.

Jesus the ChristJames Edward Talmage

It was a brief and terse address, and manifested the characteristic decision and fearlessness of the man.

No doubt the message disposed of the delicate affair for good and all in ten terse words.

In terse sentences she told of her meeting with Tony and all they had seen in the clearing.

Swamp IslandMildred A. Wirt

Every paragraph is short, terse and to the point, giving perfect clearness to the discussions at all points.

The Peanut PlantB. W. Jones

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