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English

Pronunciation

/tɜː(r)s/, / t3:(r)s /

  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)s

Etymology

Latin tersus , past participle of tergre (to cleanse).

Adjective

Positive
terse

Comparative
terser

Superlative
tersest

  1. Of speech or style: brief, concise, to the point.
    He gave a terse, one-word answer.

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