Brazenness



shameless or impudent:
brazen presumption.
made of brass.
like brass, as in sound, color, or strength.
to make brazen or bold.
brazen out/through, to face boldly or shamelessly:
He prefers to brazen it out rather than admit defeat.
Contemporary Examples

Rick Sanchez Licks His Wounds Adam Hanft January 8, 2011
High Oil Prices Are Wall Street’s Fault Paul Kix March 16, 2011
The 9/11 Scam: New York’s Disability Disgrace Michael Daly January 7, 2014
Playing With Fire Bernard Avishai November 18, 2012

Historical Examples

Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington
The Accumulation of Capital Rosa Luxemburg
The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Touch Of Sun And Other Stories Mary Hallock Foote
Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete Ulysses S. Grant
A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming

adjective
shameless and bold
made of or resembling brass
having a ringing metallic sound like that of a brass trumpet
verb (transitive)
usually foll by out or through. to face and overcome boldly or shamelessly: the witness brazened out the prosecutor’s questions
to make (oneself, etc) bold or brash
adj.

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