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brusque
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • "Here," said Kingsley brusquely to Mr Weasley, shoving a sheaf of parchment into his hand.
  • ’Bellatrix and her husband Rodolphus came in with Barty Crouch junior,’ said Sirius, in the same brusque voice.
  • Thirty-nine years this December,’ said Professor McGonagall brusquely, snapping her bag shut.
  • ’It’s not Cho I want to talk to,’ said Harry brusquely.
  • ’I don’t believe it,’ said Phineas brusquely.

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  • She is known for her brusque manner and brief meetings.
  • I am trying to develop a less brusque manner.

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