To better see all uses of the word
brusque
in
Middlemarch
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
brusque
Used In
Middlemarch
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Yes, I am," said Lydgate, brusquely, holding his hat, and ready to go.
  • I shall not ride any more," said Dorothea, urged to this brusque resolution by a little annoyance that Sir James would be soliciting her attention when she wanted to give it all to Mr. Casaubon.
  • "My dear Rosy, you don’t expect me to talk much to such a conceited ass as that, I hope," said Lydgate, brusquely.

  • There are no more uses of "brusque" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She is known for her brusque manner and brief meetings.
  • I am trying to develop a less brusque manner.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading