brusquely brusquely  /b ˈrəsk li/


  • (adv) in a blunt direct manner



  1. He brusquely de posed General George Zoitakis, who had been Regent and acting head of state since King Constantine fled the country following an unsuccessful countercoup.
  2. One stubborn recipient put up a protracted fight before Fanton convinced him to step away from his work to take the call, and then brusquely got off the phone.
  3. All we dare say is that what begins as a brusquely stated but rather ordinary romance turns into a meditation on mortality that is harsh, potent and unforgiving.


  • Rugby-Lions standards high as Gatland approaches D-day

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, June 12 (Reuters) - Most coaches would be happy with a 10-try shellacking, even against a team containing amateurs, but Warren Gatland's barely disguised anger after the British and Irish Lions beat Combined Country on Tuesday told of a man with very high standards. The New Zealander brusquely trotted out the line that the 64-0 thrashing had been a useful outing, there ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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