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What does "Terse" mean?

Definition

(superl.) Appearing as if rubbed or wiped off; rubbed; smooth; polished (superl.) Elegantly concise; free of superfluous words; polished to smoothness; as, terse language; a terse style (superl.) Refined; accomplished; -- said of persons


Synonyms concise, laconic, crisp, curt


Example: "Short and terse and easy to understand"


Word Family tersely, terseness