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1

apposite

adj. relevant; to the point
A: irrelevant

2

brevity

n. breifness or conciseness in speech or writing
A: lengthiness

3

candor

n. straightforwardness; sincerity
A: deception

4

laconic

adj. using few words in speech
A: diffuse

5

pithy

adj. brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
A: diffuse

6

quiescent

adj. quiet; still; inactive
A: active

7

reticent

adj. not talking much; reserved
A: verbose

8

tacit

adj. unspoken yet understood
A: stated

9

taciturn

adj. silent; sparing of words; closed-mouth
A: talkative

10

terse

adj. using only the words that are needed to make the point; very concise, sometimes to the point of rudeness.
A: verbose