brusque


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Synonyms for brusque

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Synonyms for brusque

marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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Judy attended in full Elizabethan costume as the brusque and formidable Bess who had survived four husbands, and built one of the great Tudor houses, Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire.
vessels constitute a brusque violation of China's sovereignty and would undermine peace, security and order in the relevant waters.
Gil was born in Brusque, SC and has business in the neighbor city, Balneario Camboriu, SC.
She'd been hysterical for two hours as the brusque technician wired her up to sensors and oxygen monitors that rose up her nose.
This petulant and brusque demeanour of President Trump could be better understood by the recent book 'The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump'.
Sold by her father into marriage along with a plot of land, her brusque new husband and father-in-law forbid her from leaving the house, yet with little left to do that isn't already taken care of by the servants, Katherine simmers with growing frustration and rage.
L'Ukraine a place ses troupes en etat d'alerte le long de la ligne de demarcation avec la Crimee, jeudi dernier, a la suite d'un brusque regain de tension avec la Russie plus de deux ans apres que celle-ci a annexe ce territoire ukrainien.
According to reports, most of the Congress veterans are uncomfortable with what some described as the Rahul's brusque and impatient style of functioning and wish for incumbent president Sonia Gandhi to steer the helm of the party for some more time.
For all the brusque banter, Jim was a wise man who knew his own mind and that of his opponents.
Antonio Luna, the brilliant and brusque strategist whose command of troops in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902) was cut short by betrayal from within his own ranks.
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.