Brisked



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).
Historical Examples

The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6 Guy de Maupassant
Villa Rubein and Other Stories John Galsworthy
Maiwa’s Revenge H. Rider Haggard
Red Money Fergus Hume
Through Arctic Lapland Cutcliffe Hyne
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, March 19, 1919 Various
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Various
Questionable Shapes William Dean Howells
The Courtship of Susan Bell Anthony Trollope

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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