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English definition of “brisk”

brisk

adjective     /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 .Energetic and livelyFast and rapidShort in time briskly     /ˈbrɪsk.li/ adverb She walked briskly into town . Beat the eggs whites briskly until soft peaks form . "Let's get it over with," he said briskly.Energetic and livelyFast and rapidShort in time briskness     /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/ noun [U] Speed of motionExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of brisk adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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