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Synonyms for brusque
brʌsk; esp. Brit. brʊsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brusque, brusk, curt, short(p)(adj)

    marked by rude or peremptory shortness

    "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"

    Antonyms:
    courteous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brusque(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] rude, rough, blunt, unceremonious, abrupt, bluff, gruff, ungentle, uncivil, ungracious, bearish, discourteous, uncourteous, impolite

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    abrupt, sharp

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How to use brusque in a sentence?

  1. Greg Guma:

    Bernie is modulating his temperament. He is a brusque person who has a tendency to be dismissive, but he is accentuating the winning side of his personality, he is trying to convince people that he is a candidate with mass appeal.

  2. Greg Guma:

    But he can be very aggressive, very strong and he speaks loud and in a rat, tat, tat, tat, drum beat. bernie is modulating his temperament. He is a brusque person who has a tendency to be dismissive, but he is accentuating the winning side of his personality.


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