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Using few words in speech or writing

quiet

adjective

used about people who are not talking or who do not usually talk much

silent

adjective

used about a person who does not usually talk to other people very much

brief

adjective

using only a few words

economical

adjective

an economical way of speaking or writing does not use more words than are necessary

concise

adjective

expressed using only a few words, but in a way that is easy to understand

terse

adjective

a terse statement or remark is very short and often shows that the person making it is annoyed

succinct

adjective

expressed in a very short but clear way

laconic

adjective

using very few words

monosyllabic

adjective

using very few words

tersely

adverb

conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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astronomer

someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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silver splitter

someone who divorces or separates from his/her partner in late middle age

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