briskness

  • 1 Briskness — Brisk ness, n. Liveliness; vigor in action; quickness; gayety; vivacity; effervescence. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 briskness — index dispatch (promptness), haste, life (vitality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 briskness — brisk ► ADJECTIVE 1) active and energetic. 2) slightly brusque. DERIVATIVES briskly adverb briskness noun. ORIGIN probably from French brusque lively, fierce …

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  • 4 briskness — noun see brisk I …

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  • 5 briskness — See briskly. * * * …

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  • 6 briskness — noun /ˈbɹɪsk.nəs/ The property of being brisk …

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  • 7 briskness — n. speediness, quickness, activeness, liveliness …

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  • 8 briskness — brisk·ness …

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  • 9 briskness — See: brisk …

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  • 10 briskness — noun liveliness and eagerness he accepted with alacrity the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him • Syn: ↑alacrity, ↑smartness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smart (for: ↑ …

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  • 11 brisk — [[t]brɪ̱sk[/t]] brisker, briskest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A brisk activity or action is done quickly and in an energetic way. Taking a brisk walk can often induce a feeling of well being... The horse broke into a brisk trot. Syn: energetic… …

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  • 12 Liveliness — Live li*ness, n. [From {Lively}.] 1. The quality or state of being lively or animated; sprightliness; vivacity; animation; spirit; as, the liveliness of youth, contrasted with the gravity of age. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. An appearance of life …

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  • 13 Quickness — Quick ness, n. 1. The condition or quality of being quick or living; life. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Touch it with thy celestial quickness. Herbert. [1913 Webster] 2. Activity; briskness; especially, rapidity of motion; speed; celerity; as, quickness …

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  • 14 Tea processing — An 1850 illustration of tea cultivation and tea leaf processing Main article: Tea Tea processing is the method in which the leaves from the tea plant Camellia sinensis are transformed into the dried leaves for brewing tea. The categories of tea… …

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  • 15 activity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) State of being active Nouns 1. (state of being active) activity, activeness, business, energy, liveliness, animation; briskness, quickness, alertness; wakefulness, vigil; alacrity, zeal, dash, fervor,… …

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  • 16 Activity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Activity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 activity activity Sgm: N 1 briskness briskness liveliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 animation animation life vivacity spirit dash energy …

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  • 17 smartness — noun 1. liveliness and eagerness he accepted with alacrity the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him • Syn: ↑alacrity, ↑briskness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smart, ↑brisk ( …

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  • 18 Activities — Activity Ac*tiv i*ty, n.; pl. {Activities}. [Cf. F. activit[ e], LL. activitas.] The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities. The… …

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  • 19 Activity — Ac*tiv i*ty, n.; pl. {Activities}. [Cf. F. activit[ e], LL. activitas.] The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities. The activity of… …

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  • 20 Alacrity — A*lac ri*ty, n. [L. alacritas, fr. alacer lively, eager, prob. akin to Gr. ? to drive, Goth. aljan zeal.] A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; joyous activity; briskness; sprightliness; as, the soldiers advanced with alacrity to… …

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