Brisker



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 Dew of Their Youth S. R. Crockett
The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman
The Old Merchant Marine Ralph D. Paine
The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
The Barrier Allen French
Young Hilda at the Wars Arthur Gleason
The Crime Doctor Ernest William Hornung
The Bible in Spain George Borrow
Seven Little People and their Friends Horace Elisha Scudder
Tomaso’s Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman

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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