Dusty responded with a curt nod, hoping the Grey God was right.
Dusty gave a curt nod and closed his eyes.
His conversation was short and curt before he tossed it.
He responded with a curt nod.
He gave a curt nod.
A'Ran gave a curt nod.
He didn't have to be so curt about it.
She gave a curt nod.
With another curt nod, Jessi opened the door and went into Ashley's room.
Ruff and Curt Albert, Ber., 1905, 38, p. 2222).
Father Simon in his Histoire critique du Vieux Testament (1682) also argues that the Pentateuch is the work of more than one author, and makes an important advance towards a systematic analysis of the separate elements by observing that the style varies, being sometimes very curt and sometimes very copious " although the variety of the matter does not require it."
He was very curt in his replies to Hobbes's philosophical objections, and broke off all correspondence on the physical questions, writing privately to Mersenne that he had grave doubts of the Englishman's good faith in drawing him into controversy (L.W.
On the 26th of June 1879 Ismail suddenly received from the sultan a curt telegram, addressed to him as ex-khedive of Egypt, informing him that his son Tewfik was appointed his successor.
72; Curt., v.
Neither to this nor a subsequent application was any answer returned till August 1865, when a curt note was received, stating that Consul Cameron had been released, and if Mr Rassam still desired to visit the king, he was to proceed by the route of Gallabat.
Wherever the text is whole, it is curt, elliptical, and yet rhythmical to a degree attainable only through long use.