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 for curtly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curtly \Curt"ly\ (k[^u]rt"l[y^]), adv.
     In a curt manner.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me
             curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with
             everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it" [syn:
             curtly, short, shortly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "curtly":
     abruptly, aphoristically, bearishly, bluffly, bluntly, boorishly,
     brashly, briefly, brusquely, cavalierly, churlishly, compendiously,
     concisely, crisply, crustily, economically, gruffly, harshly,
     in brief compass, laconically, nastily, pithily, pointedly,
     sententiously, sharply, shortly, snippily, sparely, succinctly,
     summarily, synoptically, tersely

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