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11 Cards in this Set

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laconic
descibing something that uses few words
taciturn
silent, reserved in speech
lapidary
jew-like frasing, precision of wording usually to describe writing
pithy
brief and forceful, meaningful
succinct
describes concise speaking or writing, few words
terse
brief, to the point
garrulous
talking a great deal, talking too much, on and on
prattling
chattering meaninglessly
glib
words coming easily, never a compliment, insincere
prolix
wordiness manner, too many words, too many phrases
maundering
keep talking about something when you could have won praise for being more concise