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adjective brisk pronunciation in British English /brɪsk/
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  1. 1
    moving or acting quickly

    We went for a brisk walk.

    The committee got off to a brisk start at its first meeting.

    1. a.
      speaking quickly and only saying what is necessary. This word is sometimes used for saying that someone seems unfriendly

      He nodded to me with a brisk ‘Morning, Sir’.

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