briskly


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brisk

 (brĭsk)
adj. brisk·er, brisk·est
1. Marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic: had a brisk walk in the park.
2. Keen or sharp in speech or manner: a brisk greeting.
3. Stimulating and invigorating: a brisk wind.
4. Pleasantly zestful: a brisk tea.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

brisk′ly adv.
brisk′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.briskly - in a brisk manner; "she walked briskly in the cold air"; "`after lunch,' she said briskly"

briskly

adverb
1. quickly, smartly, promptly, rapidly, readily, actively, efficiently, vigorously, energetically, pronto (informal), nimbly, posthaste Eve walked briskly down the corridor.
2. rapidly, quickly, apace, pdq (slang) A trader said gold was selling briskly on the local market.
3. brusquely, firmly, decisively, incisively 'Anyhow,' she added briskly, 'it's none of my business.'
Translations
بِرَشاقَه
hbitěživě
livligt
rösklega

briskly

[ˈbrɪsklɪ] ADV [speak, say] → enérgicamente; [walk, trot, march] → con brío, con paso enérgico
these goods are selling brisklyestos artículos se están vendiendo mucho

briskly

[ˈbrɪskli] adv
[walk, stride, step] → à vive allure
[sell] → très vite
[speak, add] → vivement

briskly

adv
speak, actforsch; walkflott
(Comm etc) trade, sell, bidlebhaft, rege

briskly

[ˈbrɪsklɪ] adv (move, speak) → bruscamente; (walk) → di buon passo; (act) → senza indugi
the wind was blowing briskly → soffiava un vento fresco

brisk

(brisk) adjective
active or fast moving. a brisk walk; Business was brisk today.
ˈbriskly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Meg was asked at once, and the tight slippers tripped about so briskly that none would have guessed the pain their wearer suffered smilingly.
Tom Willard went briskly along the hallway and down a flight of stairs to the office.
The district attorney ran his finger briskly down a printed card.
On some such morning, when three or four vessels happen to have arrived at once usually from Africa or South America -- or to be on the verge of their departure thitherward, there is a sound of frequent feet passing briskly up and down the granite steps.
As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
Though half-frozen, they waited a full quarter of an hour after that--and then again came footsteps, walking briskly.
Not that way, Uncle Tom,--not that way," said he, briskly, as Uncle Tom laboriously brought up the tail of his g the wrong side out; "that makes a q, you see.
A trim young American lady paused a yard or two from me, fixed her eyes on the mellow sparks flecking the far-off altar, bent her head reverently a moment, then straightened up, kicked her train into the air with her heel, caught it deftly in her hand, and marched briskly out.
When Tom reached the little isolated frame school- house, he strode in briskly, with the manner of one who had come with all honest speed.
Weston at the same time, walking briskly with long steps through the passage, was calling out,
Having no desire to be entertained by a cat-and-dog combat, I stepped forward briskly, as if eager to partake the warmth of the hearth, and innocent of any knowledge of the interrupted dispute.
He hopped about and pecked the earth briskly, looking for seeds and insects.