of few words


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of few words

Not conversational or loquacious; laconic: a person of few words.
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He was a man of few words but when he did have something to say, it was words of wisdom,'' Miller said.
Some poems employ artful spacing to better convey their rhythm and impact, while others place stark meaning in a frame of few words.
Some people might mistake you for shy but, truth is, you're just a bit reserved--a girl of few words.
We watch and listen as the father, a man of few words thanks to a hot-poker tonsillectomy who played the national pastime way past his prime, is drawn, built, written, and spoken of.
A man of few words, Jack relies on his training as a warrior, combining intellect, restraint and physical strength, to help him along the way.
John's a man of action, a man of few words, and he gets things done,'' said Ravens' owner Art Modell, who will turn the team over after this season.