from The Century Dictionary.
- In a brusk manner; offhandedly and with scant courtesy.
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- adverb Alternative spelling of
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Eve, Dick chanted on, drawing Paula bruskly closer to his side with a semblance of savage roughness.
The poetic affect of the music would waver in the air uncertainly as he bruskly complained and put the German violin in its case.
I turned to Drake bruskly to smother the sob of sheer happiness I felt rising in my throat; and at his wink and warning grimace abruptly forebore to press the question.
“Let none pass in here without authority — and let none pass out unless I accompany them,” he ordered bruskly.
A young man rose very bruskly and asked if there was any one he would like to see.
"QX, Wainwright, go ahead," Kinnison directed bruskly when, alone with the escorting Patrol officers in a shielded car, he was being taken to the Capitol grounds.
"You are inclined to be saucy," bruskly rejoined Aunt Euphemia.
"Nothing ever happens to kids like her," said Ann, bruskly.
"You should say ` First Lensman Samms '," Kinnison said bruskly.
"That's all right for to-morrow," declared Jennie bruskly.