Adjective(1) marked by rude or peremptory shortness(2) brief and to the point; effectively cut short
(1) Nathan looked annoyed for a second but agreed with a curt nod of the head.(2) She jerked her head at me in a curt nod and remained looking stony.(3) She walked stiffly towards the group that was waiting for them and gave Dr. Wordsworth a curt nod.(4) About ten minutes ago, I was rather curt (almost rude, in fact) to an acquaintance who rang me.(5) He saluted members of the staff with curt nods of his head but didn't stop.(6) She continued her promenade down the hallway, greeting those that she knew with a smile and a curt nod.(7) Fred could see the compliment was sincere in her expressive eyes and gave a curt nod then started down the stairs.(8) He thought about what he said, gave a curt nod as if to reassure himself, and ushered them into the next room.(9) She nods a curt reply as she is deeply engrossed in letting the sun's rays bathe her pale, freckly body.(10) Then with a curt nod he left the table, making his way straight to the bar.(11) With a curt nod the seaman turned away and hopped out of the boat.(12) I'd noticed that in a few short hours that his curt and snappish side was back.(13) I give a curt nod to Daddy, whirl around in place, and walk briskly to the pod.(14) Jasmine's only response to this was a curt nod as a young woman walked towards them from the back of the house.(15) Taila nodded a curt reply to my apology and went back to folding her clothes and putting them into the drawer.(16) With a curt nod, Rowan and his tribe vanished into the trees, hooves muffled by the underbrush.
1. terse ::
2. crisp ::
3. short ::
1. circuitous ::
Different Formscurt, curter, curtest, curtly, curtness
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