HyperDic: brisk

English > 4 senses of the word brisk:
ADJECTIVEallbrisk, alert, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyquick and energetic
allbrisk, bracing, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonicimparting vitality and energy
allbriskvery active
VERBchangebrisk, brisk up, briskenbecome brisk
brisk > pronunciation
Soundsbrih'sk
Rhymesasterisk ... whisk: 12 rhymes with ihsk...
English > brisk: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningQuick and energetic.
Example"a brisk walk in the park"
Synonymsalert, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy
Broaderenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso, vivaz
Catalanenèrgic, vigorós, vivaç
Nounsbrisknessliveliness and eagerness
Adverbsbrisklyin a brisk manner
English > brisk: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningImparting vitality and energy.
Synonymsbracing, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic
BroaderinvigoratingImparting strength and vitality
Spanishfresco, refrecante, tónico, vigorizante, vitalizante
Catalanfresc, refrescant, vigoritzant, vitalitzant
English > brisk: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery active.
Example"doing a brisk business"
BroaderactiveFull of activity or engaged in continuous activity
English > brisk: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome brisk.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"business brisked up"
Synonymsbrisk up, brisken
Broaderaccelerate, speed up, speed, quickenMove faster
Spanishrevigorizarse, vigorizarse
Catalanrevigoritzar, vigoritzar

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