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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brisk

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    active, agile, alert, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brisk

    quick, lively, vivacious, active, alert, nimble, sprightly, spirited, animated, prompt, effervescent

    slow, heavy, dull, inactive, indolent, sluggish, unenergetic, stagnant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyadjective

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

    jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, lively, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, alert, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital

    unenrgetic, debilitating, inactive, lethargic

  2. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonicadjective

    imparting vitality and energy

    "the bracing mountain air"

    tonic, spanking, bracing, wise, refreshful, lively, refreshing, fresh, new, snappy, novel, tonal, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, accented, impertinent, sweet, unused, saucy, merry, clean, sassy, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, zippy, rattling, overbold, alert

    inactive, unenrgetic, debilitating, lethargic

  3. briskverb

    very active

    "doing a brisk business"

    refreshing, spanking, tonic, refreshful, fresh, alert, zippy, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, bracing

    debilitating, lethargic, unenrgetic, inactive

  4. brisk, brisk up, briskenverb

    become brisk

    "business brisked up"

    brisk up, brisken

    debilitating, lethargic, unenrgetic, inactive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. briskadjective

    active, lively, smart, agile, nimble, quick, smart, alert, spry, spirited, vivacious, sprightly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. briskadjective

    lively, spirited, sprightly, spry, agile, rapid


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How to use brisk in a sentence?

  1. Ernesto Pernia:

    That is foundational for ... investments to come and for economic growth to be more brisk.

  2. Peter Kokkinos:

    The emphasis should be placed on relatively longer exercise duration and moderate intensity, like a brisk walk, especially for older individuals, this approach carries a lower risk of injury.

  3. Jim Burkhard:

    The brisk resumption of Chinese oil demand, 90% of pre-COVID levels by the end of April and moving higher, is a welcome signpost for the global economy.

  4. Patrick DeHaan:

    If gasoline prices fall even further, we could be in for brisk summer at the pump.

  5. Yuri Trutnev:

    We want to develop the Kuriles at a brisk pace, the conditions are ideal there for fishing and fish farming. So we are inviting Japanese companies, and are ready to give them priority in joint ventures ...

Translations for brisk

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  • пенлив, жив, оживен, свежBulgarian
  • čilý, energetický, živý, svěží, bystrýCzech
  • vital, anregend, rege, lebhaftGerman
  • enérgico, vital, brusco, vigorizante, briosoSpanish
  • rivakka, reipasFinnish
  • animé, stimulant, vifFrench
  • fürgeHungarian
  • vivaceItalian
  • spirgts, možs, kustīgs, mundrs, ņiprs, žirgtsLatvian
  • haukoriMāori
  • opgewekt, opwekkend, levendigDutch
  • energicznyPolish
  • rápidoPortuguese
  • ре́зкий, живо́й, энерги́чный, бодря́щий, отры́вистый, све́жий, оживлённыйRussian
  • raskSwedish

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