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  • s  brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    short and terse and easy to understand

  • A terse statement by the management apologised for the accident and said that the management was looking into the likely causes of the mishap.
  • With the terse grit of a Stanwyck heroine, the actress later wrote: "I don't feel sorry for the kid I used to be.
  • Bush and Goss appeared together along with Negroponte in the Oval Office after lunch Friday in a terse, three-minute ceremony announced with just 50 minutes' notice.
News & Articles

  • Court hears terse testimony in e-book trial
    Court hears terse testimony in e-book trial Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:34 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 The government alleged that Macmillan, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group (USA) and Hachette Book Group illegally conspired to raise wholesale prices in ...
    June 12, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • NFL Roundup: Tebow lands with Patriots
    In his usual terse tones, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick blandly said little or nothing to promote Tebowmania on Tuesday in his first press conference after the team signed controversial quarterback Tim Tebow.
    June 12, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Tebow 'very thankful' to be Patriot
    FOXBOROUGH -- In his usual terse tones, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick blandly said little or nothing to promote Tebowmania Tuesday in his first press conference after the team signed controversial quarterback Tim Tebow.
    June 11, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Harry Reid in USA Today
    First of all, the vice president issues this very terse statement praising Libby for all the great things he's done,Reid said.
  • James Carville in Financial Times
    It was terse but polite,said Mr Carville. "I gave him some free advice and expressed my scepticism about what he was promising."
  • Bill Parcells in KVUE
    It certainly wasn't a terse conversation,Parcells said. "There was some dialogue back and forth. I'm saddened by this turn of events. I really am. I had a good relationship with the kid."

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