Usage examples for tersely

  1. " I'm going to see that this- and you- reaches the hands of the police," said Jimmie Dale tersely – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  2. Before I closed the door, however, I tersely charged Miss Belle to give me as soon as possible the explanation of the mystery. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  3. " Your bribe is not large enough," Enoch answered tersely – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow