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laconic to say very little
to say very little President Calvin Coolidge's laconoic way of talking earned him the nickname "Silent Cal."
taciturn to say verry little
to say verry little is there any truth to the gender stereotype that males tend to be more taciturn than females
garrulous to keep talking on and on and on
to keep talking on and on and on i like what paul has to say in his class , but he's just too garrulous
lapidary a style of writing
a style of writing The lapidary style of abraham lincoln's gettysburg address is easily contrasted with the unremembered two hour speech by the little remembered edward everett
pithy short and sweet to the point
short and sweet to the point his speech was very far from pithy
succinct short and to the point a synonym to pithy
short and to the point a synonym to pithy despite his subject's prolonged entreaty for aid the cruel king responded with a succinct "NO."
terse short and to the point
glib
Created by: ryanwilder