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brisk / brisk/ • adj. active, fast, and energetic: a good brisk walk business appeared to be brisk. ∎  (of the weather or wind) cold but fresh and enlivening. ∎  sharp or abrupt: the brisk, dismissive nod of her head. DERIVATIVES: brisk·ly adv. brisk·ness n.

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brisk

brisk †smart, spruce XVI; quick and active; sharp (in various senses) XVI. prob. — F. brusque BRUSQUE, but the connection of sense is not clear.

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brisk

briskBasque, Monégasque •ask, bask, cask, flask, Krasnoyarsk, mask, masque, task •facemask •arabesque, burlesque, Dantesque, desk, grotesque, humoresque, Junoesque, Kafkaesque, Moresque, picaresque, picturesque, plateresque, Pythonesque, Romanesque, sculpturesque, statuesque •bisque, brisk, disc, disk, fisc, frisk, risk, whisk •laserdisc • obelisk • basilisk •odalisque • tamarisk • asterisk •mosque, Tosk •kiosk • Nynorsk • brusque •busk, dusk, husk, musk, rusk, tusk •subfusc • Novosibirsk •mollusc (US mollusk) • damask •Vitebsk •Aleksandrovsk, Sverdlovsk •Khabarovsk • Komsomolsk •Omsk, Tomsk •Gdansk, Murmansk, Saransk •Smolensk •Chelyabinsk, MinskDonetsk, Novokuznetsk •Irkutsk, Yakutsk

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