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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by rude or peremptory shortness.

Usage examples (38)
  • If service seems a little brusque sometimes that is because the waiter is always so busy.
  • Try to cultivate a less brusque manner
  • Britain - another would recall brusque, high-handed rudeness.
  • Hard liquor is on the drink menu but the brusque is the draw, with nearly 30 brews poured. for more
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