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.
  • Prefacing his action by a violent tirade against the royalist conspirators of Clichy, he sent to Paris General Augereau, well known for his brusque behaviour and demagogic Jacobinism.
  • His manner was brusque, and his advocacy of the causes which he had at heart, though always perfectly sincere, was vehement to the point sometimes of recklessness.
  • This was followed, five days later, by a revolt of all the coast Arabs against German rule - the Germans, raw hands at the task of managing Orientals, having aroused intense hostility by their brusque treatment of the dispossessed rulers.

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