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Tuesday September 27, 2016
Rudely brief in speech; speaking in an abrupt manner, brusque, blunt
- The man refused the offer with the curt response, "I'm not interested!"
- It was apparent he was in a bad mood. He was being curt with everyone.
Word Usage Tip
CURT = SHORT or RUDE
- The officer was very SHORT AND RUDE with me, firmly telling me to get out of the car without explanation as to what I had done wrong.
- The officer was very CURT with me, firmly telling me to get out of the car without explanation as to what I had done wrong.
THINK... how can you use curt in a conversation today?
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