Gillibrand exclaims, punctuating her eruption with a brisk swat to my kneecap.
Thus, the first 100 days have been brisk, if entirely too long.
And when he finally gets home from the office after a brisk walk, he takes more business calls until 9p.
1550s, as Scottish bruisk, probably an alteration of French brusque (see brusque). Related: Briskly; briskness.