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It has the terseness of the French, without the grandiloquence of the Spanish, being derived directly from the Latin.
In spite of the curt terseness of the word, Nancy quite understood the anxiety that lay behind that short "well?"
POLLYANNAELEANOR H. PORTER
"No, Gregory; it is not," Mrs. Forrester returned with some terseness, for she felt his remark to be unbecoming.
TANTEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
He scarcely ever reached again this terseness and vivacity of style, and this entrain.
"His methods do not lack terseness," remarked Lewes, when he and Challis were out of earshot of the cottage.
THE WONDERJ. D. BERESFORD
In his anxiety to secure terseness of editorial utterance he at one time limited all editorials to fifty lines each.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A VARIED LIFEGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
So, until Peggy carried the baby away to bed, the girl composed a letter to Theodore, pathetic in its terseness.
ROSE O'PARADISEGRACE MILLER WHITE
His talk with Bobby Dane was longer, and at intervals it became interjectional in its terseness.
THE DOMINANT STRAINANNA CHAPIN RAY
Superb sense of economy, of terseness the art calls for, excessive pruning and clipping.
ADVENTURES IN THE ARTSMARSDEN HARTLEY
Her words ring with a strange terseness and earnestness as she here pens her spiritual testament.
SANTA TERESAALEXANDER WHYTE

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pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION