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brusque
used in The Magic Mountain

2 uses
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Definition
abrupt (sudden and quick — without taking the time to be friendly)
  • You shouldn't have been so brusque about rejecting medical treatment, at least not the psychological part.
    1.3 - In the Restaurant (85% in)
  • With a brusque, demanding gesture he held out his hand.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (**% in)

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