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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Taciturn \Tac"i*turn\, a. [L. taciturnus: cf. F. taciturne. See
Habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or
speak. -- Tac"i*turn*ly, adv.
Syn: Silent; reserved.
Usage: Taciturn, Silent. Silent has reference to the act;
taciturn, to the habit. A man may be silent from
circumstances; he is taciturn from disposition. The
loquacious man is at times silent; one who is taciturn
may now and then make an effort at conversation.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: without speaking; "he sat mutely next to her" [syn:
mutely, wordlessly, silently, taciturnly]
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