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Terse
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Terse as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 22 answers for the crossword clue 'Terse', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Terse a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Terse as an answer itself some 300 times.

Terse is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 04 November 2021 with the answer being LACONIC, but the most popular answer for this clue is CURT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"

Anagrams

We found 8 anagrams for the word 'Terse'.

  • ester Formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
  • estre
  • reest
  • reset Device for resetting instruments or controls
  • steer Castrated bull
  • stere
  • stree
  • tsere

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

CURT
Brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"

5 Letters

BRIEF
A condensed written summary or abstract

CRISP
Make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

PITHY
Concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

SHORT
(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory"

6 Letters

ABRUPT
Surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"

7 Letters

BRUSQUE
Marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"

CLIPPED
Cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle"

CONCISE
Expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

LACONIC
Brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"

UNWORDY

8 Letters

RETICENT
Reluctant to draw attention to yourself

SUCCINCT
Briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

UNPADDED

10 Letters

ELLIPTICAL
Characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

TOTHEPOINT

11 Letters

COMPENDIOUS
Briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

SHORTWINDED

12 Letters

BREVILOQUENT

EPIGRAMMATIC
Terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction"

PAUCILOQUENT

13 Letters

SHORTANDSWEET
Dealt with very quickly; to the point; "the conference was short and sweet"; "make your statement short and sweet"

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