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brusque
used in Dracula

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Definition
abrupt (sudden and quick — without taking the time to be friendly)
  • He is, I am afraid, a very sceptical person, for when I asked him about the bells at sea and the White Lady at the abbey he said very brusquely, "I wouldn't fash masel' about them, miss.
    Chapter 6 (12% in)

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