Brisk



quick and active; lively:
brisk trading; a brisk walk.
sharp and stimulating:
brisk weather; brisk wind.
(of liquors) effervescing vigorously:
brisk cider.
abrupt; curt:
I was surprised by her rather brisk tone.
to make or become brisk; liven (often followed by up).
Contemporary Examples

Gillibrand Fights Back Lloyd Grove January 17, 2010
Obama as Muhammad Ali Kathleen Parker April 28, 2009
Magic Johnson: I Survived Allison Samuels May 15, 2011
Four Overlooked Books of 2009 Taylor Antrim May 11, 2009
My Harrowing Kidnapping Ordeal in Syria Balint Szlanko January 28, 2013

Historical Examples

The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie
Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie
The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves Claude A. Labelle

adjective
lively and quick; vigorous: a brisk walk, trade was brisk
invigorating or sharp: brisk weather
verb
(often foll by up) to enliven; make or become brisk
adj.

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