Definition of Briskly

1. Adverb. In a brisk manner. "`after lunch,' she said briskly"

Partainyms: Brisk



Definition of Briskly

1. adv. In a brisk manner; nimbly.

Definition of Briskly

1. Adverb. fast, quickly, swiftly ¹

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Definition of Briskly

1. in a brisk manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Briskly

brises
brisk
brisk up
brisked
brisken
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket
brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish
briskly (current term)
briskness
brisknesses
brisks
brisky
brisling
brislings
brisses
bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at
bristle brush
bristle cell
bristle fern

Literary usage of Briskly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Then I resumed my work, and pushed it forward as briskly as I could. LXIII The first piece I cast in bronze was that great bust, the portrait of his ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See GATHER, CULTIVATE, rapidly, adv. fast, quick, quickly, express, post (archaic), tite (obs., exc. dial, in "as tue as"), briskly, roundly, apace; ..."

3. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"unheard—ignominiously unheard. Ohe jam satis est. I walked briskly home, much musing; found her waiting, eager enough for any news I had. ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"The Syracusans, who had soon an intelligence of their designs, were now more animated than ever to press briskly on the Athenians, as on men who had given ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The rebels were so briskly charged, that many of them forgot their arms, ete., and fled with the utmost precipitation; their colonel in particular, ..."

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