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  • r  in a dry laconic manner

  • Colonel Hodges, the 1st Brigade Commander, laconically replied, "Funny, I don't remember ever rehearsing the Battle of An Najaf.
  • Others are inexplicable: a 24-year-old Midwesterner known as Nornna has so far posted 755 movie clips to YouTube in which she laconically narrates the details of her daily life.
  • Growing up, he studied mechanical engineering, took painting classes at the Art Students League in New York City, and in 1926 moved to Paris, which, he laconically explained .
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  • Motown's One-Man Show
    DETROIT - Gazing from the 14th floor toward the city center and the fragile sprouts of urban development along the river, Detroit's Caesar says laconically: "One hundred and thirty-one to go." Kevyn Orr, Detroit's emergency manager appointed by Gov. Rick
    Aug. 2, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal

  • Vincent Canby in New York Times
    It "begins so beautifully and so laconically that when, about three-quarters of the way through, it begins to talk more and say less, the great temptation is to yell at it to shut up," Vincent Canby wrote in The Times in 1984. "If it were a...

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