Sentence Examples

  • "I love you too," he responded tersely, and then started to cry.
  • The three moved with her, Pierre speaking tersely in French on the phone.
  • The common practice of ordinary collectors, until at least very recently, has been tersely described as being to " shoot a bird, take off its skin, and throw away its characters."
  • In some of his smaller books, however, he shows great powers of condensation and arrangement, and writes tersely enough.
  • Events soon appraised the ultra-Federalist judgment of American democracy, so tersely expressed by Fisher Ames as "like death.