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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Untalkative, silent.

Usage examples (33)
  • Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.
  • Philip Baddock looked defiant, and Felkin taciturn and sulky.
  • One of the advantages of being taciturn is that it is rare for your words to get you into trouble.
  • All that day and the next and the next Holmes was in a mood which his friends would call taciturn, and others morose. for more
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