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Pauciloquent

11 October 2017

From The Oxford English Dictionary:

pauciloquent, adj.

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That uses few words in speech or conversation; laconic.

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1863   C. G. Leland There was Sharp Lawyer in Bk. of Copperheads 26/2   All he would say was ‘ah!’ ‘h’m!’ ‘oh!’ and ‘ay!’ This pauciloquent person named P—.

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