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marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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Brusk said that gossip was a type of dialogue that defined one's moral compass, and without it, one doesn't know what's socially accepted.
The two best teams, Brayati and Brusk, have moved up to the premier league while the worst two teams, Khanaqeen and Chamchamal, were relegated to the second division.
IN MAY 2003 ANOTHER woman bowhunter, Angle Ryan, was hunting Alaska brown bears on Kodiak Island with guide Tom Kirstein when they stalked within 80 yards of a very large brownie sleeping in thick alder brusk.
The former stand-up comic and audience warm-up guy fires off questions with a brusk urgency that can make bright people blurt out the wrong response, shocking even themselves with the inanity of their answers.
The most continuous and gradual event in nature, the subtle gradations of the dawn, is collapsed into the brusk swiftness of a single moment.
brusk abgelehnt wird, gewinnt nun der Bereich der Macht--und d.
In the series of depositions, Fowles undercuts the reader's support of Ayscough by exposing the irrationality and brutality at the heart of his approach to solving the mystery, especially in the brusk and often bullying tactics he employs while questioning the witnesses.
The passage in "The Letter" alludes first to Ezra Pound's right-wing brusk bluntness then proceeds with:
When I do a piece of sculpture, there are aspects in there that might be related to something only two-dimensional; or when I start working on a two-dimensional surface, there may be aspects in there that deal conceptually with three-dimensional space, or when I'm putting stuff down with a paint brusk I may be thinking about printing processes and techniques.
Brusk, assistant vice president of computer systems and resources.
But she does not believe the style she used for this occasion would have charmed an equally brusk inspector she encountered some time later.
Jenny Brusk, Goteborg: Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg, 2014.
Because the league has so many strong goalkeepers, it was hard for Mahdi to stand out and compete with Erbil FC keeper Didar Hamid who was selected as the best keeper last year and Brusk FC goalkeeper Ghafur Othman, who was voted Kurdistan's best goalkeeper for five consecutive years.
Maybe some people thought he was too outspoken, too brusk, too brash,'' said Taylor, the GM.
After some brusk remarks to Deterville about his hopeless plans to chain her to a relationship based on love rather than friendship, Zilia proceeds to describe the nature of their future life together as she envisages it.