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laconic

adjective uk   /ləˈkɒn.ɪk/ us    /-ˈkɑː.nɪk/ formal
using very few words to express what you mean: She had a laconic wit.Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
laconically
adverb uk   /ləˈkɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈkɑː.nɪ-/
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