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adverb as in briskly


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Oakley was brusquely thrown out of the arena in February 2017, and somehow things got uglier from there, with Dolan suggesting on New York sports radio that Oakley might have an alcohol problem.

And so it was Sunday night that Cristiano Ronaldo, brusquely thwarted for much of the game, put the upstarts in their place.

Xabi Alonso, the Spanish midfielder who has had a tournament to forget (after only two games), was brusquely dispossessed.

I simply want to draw attention to some of the gaps, some of what may be missing, when we dismiss God too brusquely.

"I'll take charge of this, Captain Dobson," he brusquely informed the red-faced numskull.

He had tried to soften his reply, but not being politic or tactful had succeeded only in expressing himself more brusquely.

But wishing to conceal his emotions from Fergan, he turned his head brusquely aside.

He said, very brusquely, "Nous sommes tous rendus, faites ce que vous voulez."

Mrs. Edes had offered to take him home in her carriage, and he had declined almost brusquely.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brusquely, such as: nimbly, rapidly, vigorously, enthusiastically, in a lively manner, and promptly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.