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adjective as in fast-moving; active

adjective as in chilly, refreshing (weather)

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The cloud infrastructure market kept growing at a brisk pace last quarter, as the pandemic continued to push more companies to the cloud with offices shut down in much of the world.

Each highlights natural beauty and plenty of opportunities to get outside for some fresh — and potentially brisk — air.

Inside, with humans pushed to the edges, goods-hauling AVs rocket down alleys too narrow for humans at three times the pace of a brisk walk.

In late 2019, more than 400 Nike employees decided that rather than head to their desks on a brisk December morning, that they would instead take up signs and picket their own employer.

From Fortune

Begin with a short jog, brisk walk, jump-rope session, or vigorous house chores followed by arm and leg swings to get the blood moving and the muscles loosened.

The Spire, like most fountains, has the basics -- Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Brisk Iced Tea and SoBe Lifewater.

The voting was brisk although not as much compared to recent elections, locals said.

Opt for a brisk 20-minute walk around the park to get your blood pumping.

In the fetal position, she begins shivering from the brisk wind.

There was brisk vehicular traffic all along the road, and most of it German.

I'll tell you about Navarino, Punch, when we go for walks together; and you must n't touch the ship, because she's the Brisk.

She is a model of the Brisk—the little Brisk that was sore exposed that day at Navarino.

She pressed her hands tighter upon her bosom; her eyes sparkled with an odd approval of that brisk deed.

The light Italian looked what he assumed; a brisk, active muleteer, full of life and merriment.

At the critical moment of the Austrian counter-attack at Dego, Lannes cleared the village by a brisk bayonet charge.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brisk, such as: energetic, lively, quick, speedy, spry, and vigorous.

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