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10 Cards in this Set

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BREVITY
BRIEFNESS OR CONCISENESS IN SPEECH OR WRITING
CONCISE
USING FEW WORDS IN SPEAKING AND WRITING
LACONIC
USING FEW WORDS IN SPEECH
PITHY
BRIEF AND FULL OF MEANING AND SUBSTANCE; CONCISE
QUIESCENT
QUIET, STILL, INACTIVE
RETICENT
NOT TALKING MUCH; RESERVED
SUCCINCT
CLEARLY AND BRIEFLY STATED
TACITURN
SILENT; SPARING OF WORDS; CLOSE-MOUTHED
TERSE
USING ONLY THE WORDS NEEDED TO MAKE A POINT;VERY CONCISE, SOMETIMES TO THE POINT OR RUDENESS
BOMBASTIC
USING LANGUAGE IN A POMPOUS, SHOWY WAY; SPEAKING TO IMPRESS OTHERS.