Sentence Examples


  • His brusque dismissal was a simple way of saying they needed to move on and put this behind them.
  • He was brusque and candid, two traits she hadn't yet gotten used to.
  • "I am awaiting orders to join my new regiment, your excellency," replied Boris, betraying neither annoyance at the prince's brusque manner nor a desire to enter into conversation, but speaking so quietly and respectfully that the prince gave him a searching glance.
  • Patients will rightly no longer accept the brusque, off-hand manner of some in the medical ' old school '.
  • It is a pity about the brusque service, however.

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