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brazen


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brazen  \Bra"zen\,  a.[OE.  brasen,  AS  br[ae]sen.  See  {Brass}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  made  of  or  resembling,  brass. 
 
  2.  Sounding  harsh  and  loud,  like  resounding  brass. 
 
  3.  Impudent;  immodest;  shameless;  having  a  front  like  brass; 
  as  a  brazen  countenance. 
 
  {Brazen  age}. 
  a  (Myth.)  The  age  of  war  and  lawlessness  which  succeeded 
  the  silver  age. 
  b  (Arch[ae]ol.)  See  under  {Bronze}. 
 
  {Brazen  sea}  (Jewish  Antiq.),  a  large  laver  of  brass,  placed 
  in  Solomon's  temple  for  the  use  of  the  priests. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brazen  \Bra"zen\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brazened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Brazening}.] 
  To  carry  through  impudently  or  shamelessly;  as  to  brazen  the 
  matter  through 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brazen 
  adj  1:  unrestrained  by  convention  or  propriety;  "an  audacious  trick 
  to  pull";  "a  barefaced  hypocrite";  "the  most  bodacious 
  display  of  tourism  this  side  of  Anaheim"-  Los  Angeles 
  Times;  "bold-faced  lies";  "brazen  arrogance";  "the 
  modern  world  with  its  quick  material  successes  and 
  insolent  belief  in  the  boundless  possibilities  of 
  progress"-  Bertrand  Russell  [syn:  {audacious},  {barefaced}, 
  {bodacious},  {bold-faced},  {brassy},  {brazen-faced}, 
  {insolent}] 
  2:  made  of  or  resembling  brass  (as  in  color  or  hardness) 
  v  :  face  with  defiance  or  impudence;  "brazen  it  out" 




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