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How to sign: marked by rude or peremptory shortness
"try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him";
How to sign: brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
"a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; "short and terse and easy to understand";