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brief and blunt curt   I’m sorry to be curt, but let’s get right to the point. You should use the adjective curt to describe a way of speaking that’s brief and blunt.   Curt often just means “terse.” In fact it comes from the Latin word curtus, which means “cut short, abridged.” But sometimes it has the added sense…

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beaucoup adjective  beau·coup  \ ˈbō-(ˌ)kü \   Definition slang : great in quantity or amount : many, much  spent beaucoup dollars Examples of beaucoup in a Sentence we were able to make beaucoup bucks working overtime at the power plant Did You Know? In French, as you may know, beaucoup is an adverb meaning “a lot” or “much” (as in merci beaucoup, meaning “thanks a lot.”) Beaucoup isn’t used on its own as an adjective…

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Understood without question… tacit   Something tacit is implied or understood without question. Holding hands might be a tacit acknowledgment that a boy and girl are dating.   The adjective tacit refers to information that is understood without needing to acknowledge it. For example, since we know that the sky is blue, that kind of assumption is tacit. Lawyers talk about “tacit agreements,”…

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