All Adverb
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  • The experiences of the next two years he has also told briefly and tersely. Cited from Four Famous American Writers, by Sherwin Cody
  • I argued in the same way, though perhaps less tersely, in my defence. Cited from Prisoner for Blasphemy, by G. W. Foote
  • They would have had something to say; they would have said it tersely and to the point. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • The four men told their stories tersely and rapidly, while the others listened in deep attention. Cited from Spacehounds of IPC, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • "What would the gray go home with you for?" she asked tersely. Cited from Little Eve Edgarton, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • I doubt if anywhere the basis of all human life has been expressed more perfectly and tersely. Cited from Pagan & Christian Creeds, by Edward Carpenter
  • Two hours later he rang for her, and gave tersely a variety of orders. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • The case for nature against urbanity could not be more tersely nor better put. Cited from English Literature: Modern, by G. H. Mair
  • Could our modern speculation, forced upon us by the facts, be more tersely stated? Cited from The Vital Message, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • In short, as they tersely put it, that "his heart was in the right place." Cited from M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur", by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  • My story is now ended; very little more remains to be told, and that little must be told as tersely as possible. Cited from The Pirate Island, by Harry Collingwood
  • "You say that our victory was complete?" he asked tersely. Cited from The Rock of Chickamauga, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It was her own verdict, expressed more tersely, more completely, and more finally. Cited from Quisante, by Anthony Hope
  • Every one of them spoke tersely but vividly in the language of the forest. Cited from The Scouts of the Valley, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He began to eat again and told the story tersely between mouthfuls. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • The power which the mind has over the body and the body over the mind has been well and tersely described by a writer of our time. Cited from Life and Conduct, by J. Cameron Lees
  • Miss Cornelia tried to put her case as clearly and tersely as possible. Cited from The Bat, by M. R. Rinehart & Avery Hopwood
  • I say tersely, and it is not a figure of speech. Cited from Nancy, by Rhoda Broughton
  • Nevertheless he selected a team from junior material, such as it was, and proceeded to tersely address them. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • That boy expressed about as clearly and tersely as could well be done, the popular sentiment of the day. Cited from The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church, by G. H. Gerberding
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