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briskadjective

uk   us   /brɪsk/
quick, energetic, and active: a brisk walk He set a brisk pace and we struggled to keep up. Her tone on the phone was brisk (= she spoke quickly and used few words) and businesslike.
briskly
adverb uk   us   /ˈbrɪsk.li/
She walked briskly into town. Beat the eggs whites briskly until soft peaks form. "Let's get it over with," he said briskly.
briskness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/
Translations of “brisk”
in Arabic سَريع…
in Korean 활발한…
in Malaysian cergas…
in French vif…
in Turkish faal, canlı, enerjik…
in Italian svelto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕快的,生氣勃勃的…
in Russian оживленный…
in Polish żwawy…
in Vietnamese sôi động…
in Spanish activo, movido, rápido…
in Portuguese vigoroso, enérgico…
in Thai กระฉับกระเฉง…
in German lebhaft…
in Catalan enèrgic…
in Japanese きびきびした, 元気のよい…
in Indonesian cepat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻快的,生气勃勃的…
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