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adjective     brusque pronunciation in British English
/bruːsk/    brusque pronunciation in British English
  1. speaking quickly in an unfriendly way using very few words

    His tone was brusque.

    1. a.
      using quick movements that show that you do not feel friendly towards someone

      her brusque manner

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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