Curt and Prolix


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Curt adjective – Being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner.
Usage example: she was offended by the curt reply to her well-meaning question

Prolix is an antonym for curt.
Nearby Word: curtly
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Prolix adjective – Using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea.
Usage example: a person known for habitually transforming brief anecdotes into prolix sagas that exhaust their listeners

Curt is an antonym for prolix.
Nearby Word: prolixity
Antonyms for Prolix
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