terse

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terse

adjective
\ ˈtərs \
terser; tersest
1 using few words : devoid of superfluity a terse summary also : short, brusque
2 smoothly elegant : polished

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The fast food worker asked, “Would you like fries with your hamburger?”
Bob gave only a terse reply: “No.”

It was neither polished nor elegant. It was definitely brusque.

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