10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/31/19) – Listverse


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WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY

 

Brusque
brəsk
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: French & Italian, 16th century
1

Very abrupt or curt

2

Rudely blunt

Examples of Brusque in a sentence

“Her short, brusque reply said more than any wordy explanation could.”

“Rather than being brusque with customers, I try to listen and respond politely.”