Brusque: Synonyms and Antonyms







Brusque


( Adjective )


The
brusque manner in which she delivered her speech in the opening ceremony spoiled the joviality of the atmosphere.

Synonyms

Discourteous

Gruff

Cut

Abrupt

Contextual Examples:

Although he is an educated person, he is often discourteous to his elders.

The Sergeant always gave a gruff answer to the soldier’s questions.

The programme came to an abrupt end when the lights went off.

I was surprised at his curt reply.




Antonyms

Courteous

Smooth

Polite

Polished

Contextual Examples:



Remy was highly courteous to us when we visited him.

He was smooth and soft whenever we went to seek his favor for a party not so well known to him.

His polite behavior in fact greatly surprised us.

His behavior proved that he is a man of polished manners.




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