Examples of brio in a Sentence
impressed the interviewers with his poise and brio
Recent Examples of brio from the Web
Ironically, the film is conspicuous not for its brio but its blandness.
But shocks of acid color hint at the couple’s unmistakably modern Southern California brio.
As portrayed with loose-limbed brio by recent Salem State University graduate Chris Kandra (a find), Gerry is one of those rogues who seems to believe his own blarney.
Though the score evokes spirituals, jazz, folk songs, ragtime and Dixieland, the elements of musical theater came through most strongly in this performance, led with brio by Stephen Lord.
The horrifying moment reflected how the meticulous criminal — whom investigators strongly suspected had law enforcement connections — taunted his pursuers with catch-me-if-you-can brio.
This was not the first time Biden has used some brio and bravado to talk about Trump.
The difference between her fiction and nonfiction is akin to the one between practice and theory, or between a swim in a mountain lake and a lecture, delivered with unexpected brio and occasional thunder, on the properties of water.
The album, which was recorded in the midst of a tour, captures the band playing with serious heat and interactive brio.
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debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness;
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Definition of brio for English Language Learners
: great energy and confidence
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