Brisking



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

Athelstane Ford Allen Upward
Motor Matt’s Daring Rescue Stanley R. Matthews
The Blue Pavilions Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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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