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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective brisk:
Definition of brisk
What does brisk mean?
- become brisk
Brisk is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
- quick and energetic
- imparting vitality and energy
- very active
- example: doing a brisk business
- similar: active
- Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
- Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
- Stimulating or invigorating.
Brisk: Lipton Brisk is an iced tea and juice brand managed by the Pepsi Lipton Partnership, a joint venture formed in 1991 between PepsiCo and Unilever. In 2012, PepsiCo announced Brisk had surpassed $1 billion in annual revenue, making it one of the 22 billion-dollar PepsiCo brands.
- official website: www.liptonbrisk.com
Brisk is a musical artist, musician.
- also known as DJ Brisk; Brisk, DJ
- born in (42 years ago)
- member of musical groups:
- read more about Brisk (musical artist)
There are other people with brisk in their name, like Susanna Brisk.
Brisk is a musical group.
- album: "Hell Or High Water"
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for brisk
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The Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)
Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw
BRISK, adj ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
BRISK', v. & ad. } Goth, roesk ; Teut. rtreA, Brisk'lv, J«W breisk; Dan. frisk, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
The villaneIle is a chacoon a little more lively, with its movement somewhat more brisk than the ordinary chacoon. The r.\ssACAiLLE only differs from a chacoon as it is more flow, more tender, and beginning for ordinary with a perfect time.
United Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
allegjro, brisk—-from L. alticer, brisk, lively: F. leger, light, ...
The American history and encyclopedia of music ... (1910)
by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall
Quick; brisk; lively; animated. vite (vet) Fr. adj. and adv. vitement (vet-man) Fr. adv . 1. (adj. Quick; rapid. 2. (adv.) Quickly; rapidly. Un pen plus vite, a little more quickly. vitesse (ve-tes) Fr. n. Quickness; swiftness; rapidity. vito (ve'-to) It. adj. Quick ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Nutrition in Sport (2008)
by Ronald J. Maughan
one group at 6 km · h–1 (n =12, brisk walkers) and one group at 8km...
0 4 2 –2 –6% –4 +4% +9% + 16% Controls Strollers Brisk walkers Fast walkers (a) H D L c h o l e s t e r o l ...
Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)
by James M. Rippe
and type 2 diabetes • Better weight management and improved weight loss: Regular brisk walking burns calories to help balance energy ...
The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion (1870)
Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs ... Adapted to the Use of ... Schools by William Grimshaw
BRISK. adj ...
The Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1803)
Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease
Bring the ljquor to a brisk scald, (boiling injures the colour of the madder). Rinse yourj pieces in this decoction, till the colour is deep enough. Stream and wash your pieces well : then put them into a copper of warm water, with 1-4 hoop of bran ...
The Encyclopedia of Women's Health (2009)
by Christine Ammer
It is precisely then that regular exercise—which need be nothing more complicated than regular brisk walks—can be of great benefit ...
The People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)
Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year
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- Brisk in Slidell
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- "BRISK" TEA
The euphemism for laxative being highlighted by the quotes, obviously.
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- "Brisk Sales"
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- Brisk Weather
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- Brisk Sales
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- Toes Brisk
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Scrabble value of B3R1I1S1K5
The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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