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Briskly



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

Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 15, 2009
Oren Makes Friends, Not News Jacob Silverman October 15, 2012
No One Knew JFK Like Jackie Chris Matthews September 22, 2011
How Anna Turned It ‘Round Tina Brown September 10, 2009

Historical Examples

Sundry Accounts Irvin S. Cobb
Tip Lewis and His Lamp Pansy
Ghost Beyond the Gate Mildred A. Wirt
Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates
Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon

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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