at a brisk pace


English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Brisk — may refer to: * Brest, Belarus (Brest Litovsk) Brisk (בריסק) is the city s name in Yiddish * The Brisk yeshivas and methods, a school of Jewish thought originated by the Soloveitchik family of Brest. * Brisk, an iced tea soft drink produced by a… …   Wikipedia

  • brisk — [brısk] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from French brusque; BRUSQUE] 1.) quick and full of energy ▪ a brisk walk ▪ They set off at a brisk pace . 2.) quick, practical and showing that you want to get things done quickly ▪ Her tone of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brisk — [brisk] adj. [< ? Fr brusque,BRUSQUE] 1. quick in manner or movement; energetic [a brisk pace] 2. cool, dry, and bracing [brisk air] 3. pungent, keen, sharp, etc. [a brisk taste, a brisk tone of voice] 4. active; busy …   English World dictionary

  • brisk — I. adjective Etymology: probably modification of Middle French brusque Date: 1560 1. keenly alert ; lively 2. a. pleasingly tangy < brisk tea > b. fresh, invigorating < brisk weath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pace — pace1 [ peıs ] noun ** ▸ 1 speed ▸ 2 exciting quality ▸ 3 walking/running step ▸ 4 ability to run quickly ▸ 5 way a horse walks/runs ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular or uncount the speed at which something happens or is done: the pace of something: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pace — [[t]pe͟ɪs[/t]] ♦♦♦ paces, pacing, paced 1) N SING: usu with supp The pace of something is the speed at which it happens or is done. Many people were not satisfied with the pace of change. ...people who prefer to live at a slower pace... They… …   English dictionary

  • pace — 1 noun 1 WALK/RUN (singular) the speed at which you walk or run: They ve run the first mile in under six minutes can they keep up this pace? | at a steady/gentle/brisk pace: The troops marched at a steady pace. 2 SPEED STH HAPPENS (singular) the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — I UK [peɪs] / US noun Word forms pace : singular pace plural paces ** 1) [singular/uncountable] the speed at which something happens or is done the pace of something: The pace of technological change increased steadily during the 20th century.… …   English dictionary

  • pace — pace1 /pays/, n., v., paced, pacing. n. 1. a rate of movement, esp. in stepping, walking, etc.: to walk at a brisk pace of five miles an hour. 2. a rate of activity, progress, growth, performance, etc.; tempo. 3. any of various standard linear… …   Universalium

  • brisk — adj. & v. adj. 1 quick, lively, keen (a brisk pace; brisk trade). 2 enlivening (a brisk wind). & intr. (often foll. by up) make or grow brisk. Derivatives: brisken & intr. briskly adv. briskness n. Etymology: prob. F brusque BRUSQUE …   Useful english dictionary

  • brisk — adjective 1) a brisk pace Syn: quick, rapid, fast, swift, speedy, hurried; energetic, lively, vigorous Ant: slow, sluggish 2) business was brisk at the bar …   Thesaurus of popular words


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