Brusque: Synonyms and Antonyms


( Adjective )

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






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.






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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