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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.]
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|Noun||1.||briskness - liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"|
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briskness[ˈbrɪsknɪs] N [of walk, movement] → brío m; [of manner] → brusquedad f; [of trade] → dinamismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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(of person, way of speaking) → Forschheit f; (of sales assistant, service) → Flottheit f, → Flinkheit f; (of walk, pace) → flottes Tempo; feeling warmed by the briskness of their walk, they … → durch den flotten Spaziergang aufgewärmt, … sie …
(Comm etc, of trade, sales, bidding) → Lebhaftigkeit f
(of wind, weather) → Frische f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
briskness[ˈbrɪsknɪs] n (of person, tone) → sbrigatività; (of walk) → rapidità; (of trade) → vivacità; (of wind) → freschezza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995