One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘‘No,’ was his curt reply’
terse, brusque, abrupt, clipped, blunt, short, monosyllabic, summary, snappy, snappish, sharp, crisp, tart
gruff, offhand, unceremonious, ungracious, rude, impolite, discourteous, uncivil
laconic, brief, succinct, compact, pithy, to the point, economical
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