Brisk and Idle


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Brisk adjective – Having much high-spirited energy and movement.
Idle is an antonym for brisk in fast-moving topic.
Nearby Words: briskness, briskly, brisked
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Idle adjective – Not easily aroused to action or work.
Usage example: an idle employee who always seems to be either on break or at lunch

Brisk is an antonym for idle.
Nearby Words: idled, idleness, idler, idling, idly
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