brusquely
adverb see brusque

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  • brusquely — brusque ► ADJECTIVE ▪ abrupt or offhand. DERIVATIVES brusquely adverb brusqueness noun. ORIGIN French, lively, fierce , from Italian brusco sour …   English terms dictionary

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  • brusquely — adverb In a brusque manner; abruptly; rudely …   Wiktionary

  • brusquely — adv. curtly; rudely, unpleasantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brusquely — brusque·ly …   English syllables

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  • brusquely — adverb in a blunt direct manner he spoke bluntly he stated his opinion flat out he was criticized roundly • Syn: ↑bluffly, ↑bluntly, ↑flat out, ↑roundly • Derived f …   Useful english dictionary

  • brusque — brusquely, adv. brusqueness, n. /brusk/; esp. Brit. /broosk/, adj. abrupt in manner; blunt; rough: A brusque welcome greeted his unexpected return. Also, brusk. [1595 1605; < MF < It brusco rough, tart, special use of brusco (n.) butcher s broom… …   Universalium

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  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

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