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 ?
"It may be," said I, brusquely. "But I come to you to get that hen-coop out of my head, not to be reminded of it.
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. "Are you both English?"
"Quite impossible, sir," he declared a little brusquely. "Absolutely out of the question!"
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.
"Could not play with a child though there was one," I said brusquely; "has forgotten the way; could stand and stare only."
"Good morning, Thomson!" he said brusquely. "Sit down, please.
"Is it necessary?" Aynesworth declared brusquely. "Talk sensibly to her!
She was secretly vastly pleased at Anne's impulsive caress, which was probably the reason why she said brusquely:
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.
"Now then, what's all this about?--What abbot--Who's Pafnute?" she added, brusquely.