Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brisk

1 sense of brisk

Sense 1
brisk, brisk up, brisken -- (become brisk; "business brisked up")
       => accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken -- (move faster; "The car accelerated")

Antonyms of adj brisk

3 senses of brisk

Sense 1
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy -- (quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze")

INDIRECT (VIA energetic) -> lethargic, unenrgetic -- (deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights")

Sense 2
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic -- (imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air")

INDIRECT (VIA invigorating) -> debilitating -- (impairing the strength and vitality)

Sense 3
brisk -- (very active; "doing a brisk business")

INDIRECT (VIA active) -> inactive -- (lacking activity; lying idle or unused; "an inactive mine"; "inactive accounts"; "inactive machinery")

Similarity of adj brisk

3 senses of brisk

Sense 1
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy -- (quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze")
       => energetic (vs. lethargic) -- (possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction")

Sense 2
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic -- (imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air")
       => invigorating (vs. debilitating) -- (imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air")

Sense 3
brisk -- (very active; "doing a brisk business")
       => active (vs. inactive) -- (full of activity or engaged in continuous activity; "an active seaport"; "an active bond market"; "an active account")

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