brusque


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Synonyms for brusque

Synonyms for brusque

Synonyms for brusque

marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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Jackson made a brusque movement, and accidentally touched the guitar.
A brusque question caused him to stutter to the point of suffocation.
His brusque "Come along, John; make look see" set the Chinaman in motion at his heels.
Miss Haldin glanced at the watch on her wrist and made a brusque movement.
DOC MARTIN (ITV, Monday, 9pm) MARTIN Clunes, pictured, is back playing the brusque, blood-phobic medic we all love in a series of Doc Martin.
As fascinating and entertaining as they were, it's the sight of him playing the brusque, blood-phobic medic, Doc Martin, that most people really wanted to see.
A brusque, brutal update of a story by the brilliant author of The Friends Of Eddie Coyle.
A brusque, brutal update of a story by brilliant author of The Friends Of Eddie Coyle.
Paul Thomas Hickey gave a sensitive performance as the brusque dad whose parenting skills are called into question.
And finally, we welcomed the return of William McIlvanney's legendary novels featuring brusque Glasgow detective Jack Laidlaw.
Antonio Spasev comments for Dnevnik that German MEP of Greek descent Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, with his conduct, proved to us that a politician from the European Union can be brusque.
However, the brusque and unsympathetic way that the officer handled the calls may have precluded her fully explaining the purpose of the calls.
In a brusque rebuttal, the News of the World slammed the New York Times story.
What caused the rift between Joyce and the League I do not know, perhaps her increasing years, brusque verbal style and general 'no nonsense' manner.
Chuck Lang, agent to the notoriously brusque Bill Hartack, who died this week, quoted in a Time magazine article on the jockey in 1958