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b risk

  • v  become brisk
    business brisked up
  • s  quick and energetic
    a brisk walk in the park
  • s  imparting vitality and energy
  • s  very active
    doing a brisk business

  • Arms merchants are once again doing brisk business after a rapid change of power in this tough town, but so far the peace has held: The Year of The Nuke.
  • The couple recently opened a brasserie on a quiet street a few steps away from the city center, and are doing brisk business.
  • Online sales have been brisk every year on this day since Internet shopping hit the mainstream in the late 90s, pumped up by better sites and faster Internet connections.
News & Articles

  • ‘Fashion Police’ host at age 80
    NEW YORK -- "I'm having a great time," Joan Rivers crows before offering a brisk self-appraisal: "Everything is working, my mind is fine.
    June 13, 2013 - Provo Daily Herald
  • Soccer moves on without seniors
    It was a brisk and windy 25 degrees at 6 a.m. when the Lady Griz soccer team began practice in an empty Washington-Grizzly stadium. The end zone that is usually dominated by burly Griz football player
    June 12, 2013 - Montana Kaimin
  • Survey: 'Brisk' hiring expected in Knoxville in 3Q
    Metropolitan Knoxville employers plan to add new jobs “at a brisk pace” in the third-quarter, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
    June 11, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel

  • Louis Gallois in BusinessWeek
    CEO Louis Gallois told analysts in a conference call that while he is "not content" with the level of profits, "we now have a business which is brisk and solid."
  • Ben Bernanke in WIS
    In spite of a widening of credit spreads on lower-quality corporate debt, "credit spreads remain near the low end of their historical ranges, and financing activity in the bond and business loan markets has remained fairly brisk," Bernanke said.
  • Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett in Kuwait News Agency
    I understand that the meeting with the Iranian Ambassador was brisk but polite. But he was left in no doubt that we want them back, Beckett concluded.

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