brusquely


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Related to brusquely: plausible, succinctly

brusque

also brusk  (brŭsk)
adj.
Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt. See Synonyms at gruff.

[French, lively, fierce, from Italian brusco, coarse, rough, from Late Latin brūscum, perhaps blend of Latin rūscus, butcher's broom, and Late Latin brūcus, heather; see briar1.]

brusque′ly adv.
brusque′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.brusquely - in a blunt direct manner; "he spoke bluntly"; "he stated his opinion flat-out"; "he was criticized roundly"
Translations
بِفَظاظَه، بِخُشونَه
příkřeprudce
bryskt
nyersen
stuttaralega
kabacasaygısızca

brusquely

[ˈbruːsklɪ] ADVbruscamente, con brusquedad, abruptamente

brusquely

[ˈbrʌskli] adv [say, ask] → avec rudesse; [dismiss, deny] → avec brusquerie

brusquely

adv behavebrüsk, schroff; speakbrüsk, in schroffem Ton; replyschroff

brusquely

[ˈbruːsklɪ] adv (behave, speak) → bruscamente

brusque

(brusk) , ((American) brask) adjective
blunt and abrupt in manner. a brusque reply.
ˈbrusquely adverb
ˈbrusqueness noun
References in classic literature ?
He received Nicholas brusquely (imagining this to be characteristically military) and questioned him with an important air, as if considering the general progress of affairs and approving and disapproving with full right to do so.
I don't know how the devil you got to hear of my coming, or what you want with me," he answered brusquely.
Quite impossible, sir," he declared a little brusquely.
Jansenius, feared for Agatha, who, time after time when a callow gentleman of wealth and position was introduced to her, drove him brusquely away as soon as he ventured to hint that 200 his affections were concerned in their acquaintanceship.
He turned brusquely away from us and began to question the new men.
I called to ask for--Pollyanna," he began at once, a little brusquely.
Epanchin put these questions hastily and brusquely, and when the prince answered she nodded her head sagely at each word he said.
He detached himself brusquely from the post, and she did not shrink; but Mrs.
In order to reach sooner the point where he could take his omnibus, he turned brusquely out of the populous street into a narrow and dusky alley paved with flagstones.
He put down the glasses on the skylight brusquely, and began to walk about the poop.
Pardon," said the man brusquely, attempting to pass to one side.
That ain't your business," Billy answered brusquely.