brisk

Part of speech: adverb

Briskly.

Part of speech: noun

Briskness.

Part of speech: adjective

Quick; sprightly; lively.

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Usage examples "brisk":

  1. In spite, however, of their poor condition, competition ran high; the bidding was brisk, and they were rapidly " knocked down," one after the other, until the whole of the cargo was cleared. - "The Voyage of the Aurora", Harry Collingwood.
  2. January 11.- Brisk north wind. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.
  3. The stranger wore rather good store clothes, and his manner was brisk and wholly business- like. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.