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English definition of “a few well-chosen words”

a few well-chosen words

a short speech: He introduced the visitors with a few well-chosen words.Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of a few well-chosen words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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