Sentence Examples


  • I could tell by her terse response Molly was nearby.
  • His terse voice followed her.
  • But a few years ago they used to compile laborious essays, in which the inspiration was drawn from Occidental text-books, and the alien character of the source was hidden under a veneer of Chinese aphorisms., To-day they write terse, succinct, closely-reasoned articles, seldom diffuse, often witty; and generally free from extravagance of thought or diction.
  • As an historian his style was terse and brilliant, his spirit philosophical, and his data singularly accurate.
  • He has that power of concise and lucid narration, of terse reasoning, of persuasive appeal, which is required by the forensic speaker.