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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
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
in golf, a gentle hit of the ball so that it rolls along the ground a short distance towards the...
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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