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  • adj. comparative form of brisk: more brisk


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  • But the melancholy fact remains to be told that, haranguing all day long, the wilder grew the anecdotes of Palamone, the brisker was his trade.

    The Fool Errant

  • (This reminds me: the "brisker" -- it looked like a bread box, but it had a mild electrical charge that kept crackers and cereal crispy -- has finally had to be taken to the dump after many years of service.

    Jenny Allen: Take My House, Please

  • Reforms that increase government revenues--on average, program countries increase revenues at a brisker pace than non-program countries--help create "fiscal space."

    Benedict Clements: When Reality Doesn't Bite -- Misconceptions about the IMF and Social Spending

  • Umber started up the causeway again, at a brisker pace.

    End of Time

  • Trade grew still brisker as more canoes came alongside and black men and women thronged the deck.


  • But analysts and brokers say demand for free-standing retail properties was brisker before the recession when there were numerous smaller retailers who would backfill sites no longer wanted by McDonald's.

    A New Suburban Blight

  • I've only been to the, uh, brisker parts of Canada - you know, the places with the flesh freeze warnings on the order of seconds.

    April Scientiae: We Rise Up

  • In recent times I've really gotten to like the brisker pace.

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  • So it commissioned some of its best wizards to build a machine that, presumably, would work much more accurately and at a somewhat brisker rate than Marissa Mayer turning pages one by one.

    In the Plex

  • Your wind can be a languid, atmospheric drift, or with the push of any one of the controller's buttons, you can direct it into a brisker, fresher and more focused breeze.

    Flower's Lawful, Logical Wind


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