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used about people who are not talking or who do not usually talk much
used about a person who does not usually talk to other people very much
using only a few words
an economical way of speaking or writing does not use more words than are necessary
expressed using only a few words, but in a way that is easy to understand
a terse statement or remark is very short and often shows that the person making it is annoyed
expressed in a very short but clear way
using very few words
using as few words as possible, and without many details
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a card game played with two packs of cards
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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