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briskly Line breaks: brisk¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪskli/

Definition of briskly in English:


1In an active, quick, or energetic way: she walked briskly into the building tickets have been selling briskly
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  • The three boys walked briskly on the sand.
  • He is a master at briskly paced action movies.
  • He does a good, workmanlike job with this, keeping the plot moving along briskly.
1.1In an impatient or brusque way: he replied briskly that no one at his school had ever gone truant
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  • The moment he finished giving orders, she nodded briskly, impatiently even.
  • The man was talking briskly now, snapping instructions at me.
  • "Come on. Now!" she said, briskly.
1.2In a cold but pleasantly invigorating way: the wind blew fairly briskly we spent our day swimming in the briskly cold water
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  • The hurricane was two days away, but the wind was already blowing briskly.
  • I rolled down my windows slightly and the briskly cold night air blew in.
  • We all sat around on this briskly cold morning to talk.
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