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English adjective: brisk

1. brisk quick and energetic

SamplesA brisk walk in the park.
A lively gait.
A merry chase.
Traveling at a rattling rate.
A snappy pace.
A spanking breeze.

Synonymsalert, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy


Antonymslethargic, unenrgetic

2. brisk imparting vitality and energy

SamplesThe bracing mountain air.

Synonymsbracing, fresh, refreshful, refreshing, tonic



3. brisk very active

SamplesDoing a brisk business.



English verb: brisk

1. brisk (change) become brisk

SamplesBusiness brisked up.

Synonymsbrisk up, brisken

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)accelerate, quicken, speed, speed up

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