laconize

Laconize

Lac"o*nize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Laconized; p. pr. & vb. n. Laconizing.] [Gr. ?. See Laconic.] To imitate the manner of the Laconians, especially in brief, pithy speech, or in frugality and austerity.
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