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brisk

Synonyms of brisk in English:

adjective

  • 1 he set off at a brisk pace
    energetic, lively, vigorous, sharp;
    agile, nimble, spry, sprightly, spirited
    informal nippy, snappy
    [Antonyms] sluggish, slow
  • 2 the public bar was already doing a brisk trade
    busy, bustling, lively, active, vibrant, hectic;
    good
    [Antonyms] quiet
  • 3 his tone became brisk and businesslike
    no-nonsense, decisive, businesslike;
    rude, discourteous, uncivil
  • 4 there was a brisk breeze
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