briskly briskly  /b ˈrɪsk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a brisk manner

Usage(s):

  1. Ghosn, 47, briskly closed plants, shed workers, hired stylish new auto designersand took the company from a $5.
  2. Capra briskly, artfully piles the misfortunes on James Stewart's slim frame; Stewart bears that load with spectacular range and grace.
  3. Then the portly, fun-loving Premier stepped briskly to the waiting Senate to read it.

News

  1. Retired flags find new life in final salute to veterans

    PORTSMOUTH Dave White appeared solemn as he pulled a flag-draped casket from the back of a hearse and slid the wooden box onto a gurney. Carefully - to show proper respect - he wheeled the casket to the mouth of a roaring hot furnace, then stepped briskly across the dusty concrete floor to a portable CD player in a corner of the room.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

  2. How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?

    Activity monitors accurately measured energy expenditure when volunteers walked briskly but were far less reliable in tracking the energy costs of light-intensity activities like standing or cleaning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Phys Ed: How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?

    Activity monitors accurately measured energy expenditure when volunteers walked briskly but were far less reliable in tracking the energy costs of light-intensity activities like standing or cleaning.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The European economy has done remarkably well in 2006 and is set to continue to grow briskly in 2007," said Joaquin Almunia, the commission's top economic official.
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Joaquin Almunia Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "The trend shows hiring is slowing for the moment especially among small businesses, while big corporations continue to recruit new employees briskly," said Yoshiki Shinke, senior economist at Dai-ichi Life Research.
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Yoshiki Source: Forbes

  3. "Economic activity hit a soft patch in late spring after having grown briskly in the second half of 2003 and the first part of 2004," Greenspan told the committee.
    on Sep 8, 2004 By: Alan Greenspan Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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