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brusque

adjective uk   /bruːsk/ us    /brʌsk/
quick and rude in manner or speech: His secretary was a little brusque with me.
brusquely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
"I don't have time to deal with it today," she said brusquely.
brusqueness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “brusque”
in Spanish brusco…
in French brusque…
in German brüsk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗魯的,唐突的…
in Russian резкий…
in Turkish sert, nezaketsiz, umursamaz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗鲁的,唐突的…
in Polish szorstki…
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