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  • n  a neatly short and concise expressive style

  • Among the Pulitzer prizes awarded annually is one of $1,000 for the "best reportorial work of the year"the tests being accuracy, terseness and " the accomplishment of.
  • For Nash, terseness was a valuable rhetorical device, breaking seven words into four lines for "Reflection on Ice-Breaking": Candy Is dandy But liquor.
  • Los Angeles singer, songwriter and guitar player Sam Phillips composes her songs with the terseness of a smart screenwriter.
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  • Iowa State announces its starting quarterback for TCU game
    Will it be Sam Richardson? Or Grant Rohach? Plus find analysis and reaction from Saturday's game: Rhoads' terseness a telling sign in ISU's spiraling season Video: Rhoads terse with reporters in post-game press conference Video: Rohach shoulders blame for not converting Cyclone chat: Replay today's chat with Tommy Birch
    Nov. 4, 2013 - The Des Moines Register

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