synonyms
  • definitions

brusquely

[ bruhsk; especially British broosk ]SEE DEFINITION OF brusquely

Synonyms for brusquely

  • nimbly
  • rapidly
  • vigorously
  • enthusiastically
  • in a lively manner
  • promptly
  • quickly
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for brusquely

  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • sluggishly
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRUSQUELY

Brusquely he turned his back, hurried away, and returned that evening to Beaumont.

"We'll suppose nothing of the kind," he interrupted, brusquely.

"That will show you how to get there," he said as he rose, brusquely.

“I knew I was right,” exclaimed Baggs, nodding 171 rapidly and brusquely.

It is the same who addresses the Empress Eugnie so brusquely.

"And I was in Flanders, so that lets me out," Worth broke in brusquely.

Then brusquely he picked up the lamp and went to seek Mrs. Travers.

"So now you know what I expect, young fellow," he said brusquely.

"But things can't go on as they are, you know," she said brusquely.

"Ah, it is you," said she brusquely, as though awaked from a dream.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French brusque "lively, fierce," from Italian adjective brusco "sharp, tart, rough," perhaps from Vulgar Latin *bruscum "butcher's broom plant."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRUSQUELY

briskly

adverbenergetically
  • brusquely
  • enthusiastically
  • in a lively manner
  • nimbly
  • promptly
  • quickly
  • rapidly
  • vigorously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.