A terse “Obama on homeowners under water: Have made some progress, but more needed, looking at options.”
She had earlier offered a terse description of how her asthmatic brother had come to die.
And on Friday, she filed for divorce with a terse statement saying there were "many unsuccessful efforts at reconciliation."
terse though he was, Winslow tells us that 90 Wampanoags took part.
Take this terse evasion of offering anything substantive, for example.
The Master was unimpeachable; His terse, cogent assertions were unanswerable.
This is terse, but it involved much more than was said, as will later appear.
The terse memoirs of these poor little pauper maids are much more pathetic than anything in modern fiction.
"I did not notice any sign that you did," was the terse response.
There could be no mistaking the menace in his terse, guttural declamation.
1590s (implied in tersely), "clean-cut, burnished, neat," from French ters "clean," from Latin tersus "wiped off, clean, neat," from past participle of tergere "to rub, polish, wipe." Sense of "concise or pithy in style or language" is from 1777, which led to a general sense of "neatly concise." The pejorative meaning "brusque" is a fairly recent development. Related: Terseness.
Language for decryption of hardware logic.
["Hardware Logic Simulation by Compilation", C. Hansen, 25th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf, 1988].