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  • adj. superlative form of brisk: most brisk.


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  • In January, U.S. auto sales continued their upward surge, rising 11% over a year ago to their briskest pace in nearly four years.

    January Auto Sales Accelerate

  • U.S. auto sales continued their upward surge in January, climbing 11% from a year earlier to their briskest pace in nearly four years.

    What's News: Business & Finance

  • If that holds, October's sales pace would be the briskest since August 2009.

    Broken and Busted: Reviving America's Car Fleet

  • The briskest sales growth at Brooks Brothers is happening in its recently expanded Suiting Essentials line, priced starting at $598, says Guy Voglino, divisional merchandise manager for men's clothing at the company.

    A Hard-Working Suit

  • Lastly, auto sales in January rose 11% over a year ago to their briskest pace in nearly four years.

    New Car Prices Rising Along With Sales

  • With the GOP race suddenly shaping up as a contest pitting him and fellow conservative Michele Bachmann against the front-runner, Mitt Romney, Mr. Perry hopes to distinguish himself as the humble farmer who now runs the state with the country's briskest job-creation results.

    Touting a Downhome Résumé

  • Off to what company officials say is the briskest sales pace in Arena Stage's history, the new revival of "Oklahoma!" is drawing the interest of New York producers, who are coming to Washington to scout director Molly Smith's well-received production.

    "Oklahoma!": Quick out of the gate

  • And it is during Ramadan, which ends this week, and the festival of Eid that follows it, that the restaurant does its briskest trade.

    Marking Ramadan's End in a Big Way

  • That's why the matchmaking sites do their briskest business with the men at the nexus of the tech boom.

    Valley Of The Doll-Less

  • With that the good burghers adjusted their cloaks, and prepared for their departure, while he that seemed the briskest of the three, laying his hand on his Andrea Ferrara, observed, “that they that spoke in the praise of the Pope on the High-gate of Edinburgh, had best bring the sword of Saint Peter to defend them.”

    The Abbot


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