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Brevity

Briefness or conciseness in speech or writing

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Concise

Using few words in speaking or writing

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Laconic

Using few words in speech

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Pithy

Brief and full of meaning and substance; concise

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Quiescent

Quiet; still; inactive

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Reticent

Not talking much; reserved

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Succinct

Clearly and briefly stated; concise

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Taciturn

Silent; sparring of words; close-mouthed

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Terse

Using only the words that are needed to make the point; very concise; sometimes to the point of rudeness.