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brusque

view main entry for brusqueadjective  /bruːsk/  /brʊsk/
British English pronunciation: brusqueClick to listen to the pronunciation of brusqueBritish English pronunciation: brusqueClick to listen to the pronunciation of brusque

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brusquely

adverb

brusqueness

noun [uncountable]
brusqueness noun [uncountable]Talking in an unfriendly way: curt, terse, brusque, brisk, abrupt, short, peremptory, clipped, shortlyUnfriendliness: distance, hostility, severity, hauteur, the knives are out, stiffness, aloofness, frigidity, abruptness

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