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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Curtly \Curt"ly\ (k[^u]rt"l[y^]), adv.
In a curt manner.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me
curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with
everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it" [syn:
curtly, short, shortly]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
32 Moby Thesaurus words for "curtly":
abruptly, aphoristically, bearishly, bluffly, bluntly, boorishly,
brashly, briefly, brusquely, cavalierly, churlishly, compendiously,
concisely, crisply, crustily, economically, gruffly, harshly,
in brief compass, laconically, nastily, pithily, pointedly,
sententiously, sharply, shortly, snippily, sparely, succinctly,
summarily, synoptically, tersely
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