tersely

All Adverb
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  • Put so tersely, this theory leaves out a number of variants.
  • I am sure you can place all the points before him so tersely that you will succeed in bringing him round to your own way of thinking. Cited from Jennie Baxter, Journalist, by Robert Barr
  • "Call your friends -- get them in here!" he ordered, tersely, and wheeled toward the door. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • Once outside the door, however, he freed his mind, tersely and with vigor. Cited from On The Firing Line, by A. C. Ray and H. B. Fuller
  • Who can state the mission and effect of Emerson more tersely and aptly than those words do it? Cited from Confessions and Criticisms,by Julian Hawthorne
  • "I'll take him!" she announced tersely, and went home the next day to prepare for her expected guest. Cited from The Tangled Threads, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • In a few words, written some months later, he tersely stated what his office meant to him, and what grave difficulties surrounded his path. Cited from George Washington, Vol. II, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • They were tersely official in form, gave him all necessary authority, and ordered him to leave for Le Pas that night. Cited from Steele of the Mounties,by James Oliver Curwood
  • "I believe you, my boy!" said the Major tersely. Cited from The Independence of Claire, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • The keeper failed to understand him, and said so tersely. Cited from The Pothunters, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • "And that thing we got in common?" said the sheriff tersely. Cited from Black Jack, by Max Brand
  • Chip asked tersely and with never a doubt in his tone. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
  • "Lord!" said Merriman tersely, now almost as much interested as his friend. Cited from The Pit Prop Syndicate, by Freeman Wills Croft
  • He states his view very tersely in the essay. Cited from Alexander Pope, by Leslie Stephen
  • As Wu tersely put it "they make how much -- spend how much!" Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Every one who came in contact with him felt the impelling necessity of coming to the point as clearly and tersely as possible. Cited from The Title Market, by Emily Post
  • The conditions of a well bound book may be tersely enumerated. Cited from The Library, by Andrew Lang
  • "You cut out anything more!" said Junior tersely. Cited from Michael O'Halloran, by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • How would this be as tersely translated into English? Cited from Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character, by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
  • "Where are you going?" asked the man, tersely. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
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