Adjective(1) brief and to the point; effectively cut short
(1) He's nothing if not honest, blunt, irascible, generous, laconic , witty and enigmatic.(2) In David McPhail's hands, George is laconic , with an embittered acceptance of an underachieving life.(3) Her beaming presence and laconic style are likeable and lifelike enough.(4) Is Australia's comic style too laconic to fit the rapid-fire style of a classic screwball?(5) This interpretation was then bolstered by Tacitus' dry laconic wit and Lucretius' pagan atomism.(6) Ella and Joe do not remark on this departure from his usual laconic monosyllables.(7) Wielding batons, they looked like versions of Robocop minus the laconic wit and intelligence chip.(8) The language in the book is terse and concise, almost laconic , and very much to the point.(9) Costner's laconic style works for Charley, who is intended to be someone who doesn't show a lot of emotion.(10) His laconic intellect and twinkling eye will never be forgotten by those who knew him.(11) The problem is likely to be, at least in part, Hilberg's laconic style.(12) McCarthy did thrive on television, where his laconic , relaxed style showed off to best effect.(13) In contrast to the laconic style of most garage MCs, Mills rhymes in a startling, panicked yelp.(14) He spoke in an unfeasibly low voice, with the lyrical and laconic speech so typical of the Jamaicans.(15) Brazil's broadcasting style is calm and laconic , overlaid with a sporadic bullying streak towards the polite Beecroft.(16) Ian had a self - deprecating sense of humour, perfect comic timing and laconic delivery which never failed to puncture the pretentious.
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5. windy ::
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