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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 rise in the level of a stream or river

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