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Word: brusque

Definition: blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice


Sentences Containing 'brusque'

Gaston, making a brusque movement reveals his sword and his wig slips.
He studied philosophy in the convent of the Congregation in Brusque, and theology in Taubaté.
Ramos Krieger was born in 1943 in Brusque, in the Archdiocese of Florianópolis, Brazil.
This can, with the appropriate tone, result in a less-brusque declaration and facilitate the flow of conversation.

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