brazenly


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bra·zen

 (brā′zən)
adj.
1. Unrestrained by a sense of shame; rudely bold. See Synonyms at shameless.
2. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound: "sudden brazen clashes of the soldiers' band" (James Joyce).
3.
a. Made of brass.
b. Resembling brass, as in color or strength.
tr.v. bra·zened, bra·zen·ing, bra·zens
To face or undergo with bold self-assurance: brazened out the crisis.

[Middle English brasen, made of brass, from Old English bræsen, from bræs, brass.]

bra′zen·ly adv.
bra′zen·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.brazenly - in a brazen manner; "he spoke brazenly"
Translations

brazenly

[ˈbreɪznlɪ] ADVdescaradamente, con descaro

brazenly

[ˈbreɪzənli] advimpudemment, effrontément

brazenly

advunverschämt, dreist; lieschamlos

brazenly

[ˈbreɪznlɪ] advsfacciatamente
References in classic literature ?
And he suffered enough from brazenly meddlesome and self-seeking folk, from impudent and inquisitive intruders, to justify some suspicion of old acquaintances suddenly styling themselves old friends, and of distant connections newly and unduly eager to claim relationship.
It was carried carefully from house to house, as if it were itself a child; my mother made much of it, smoothed it out, petted it, smiled to it before putting it into the arms of those to whom it was being lent; she was in our pew to see it borne magnificently (something inside it now) down the aisle to the pulpit-side, when a stir of expectancy went through the church and we kicked each other's feet beneath the book-board but were reverent in the face; and however the child might behave, laughing brazenly or skirling to its mother's shame, and whatever the father as he held it up might do, look doited probably and bow at the wrong time, the christening robe of long experience helped them through.
While waiting for Skipper to return, Jerry chanced to see the wild-dog brazenly lying on deck a dozen feet from his lair in the trade-boxes.
He made eyes at her, was taken with sudden coughs and "hems," smiled, smirked and went brazenly through the impudent and contemptible litany of the "masher.
I had to throw conscience aside, and brazenly concede that he ought to have brought twenty-five dollars; whereas I was quite well aware that in all the ages, the world had never seen a king that was worth half the money, and during the next thirteen centuries wouldn't see one that was worth the fourth of it.
I am at a loss to figure to myself, however dimly, how any man - I have not said any gentleman - could so brazenly insult another as you have been insulting me since you entered this house.
he cried brazenly, hating the boys more than ever because they had seen him unbend.
While she had every confidence in the prowess of the godlike creature who thus dared brazenly to face the king of beasts, she had no false conception of what must certainly happen when they met.
They did not ride out brazenly together in the face of the world.
And then a puny man-creature, Mulcachy himself, dared openly and brazenly to enter the cage and approach him.
Certainly I would, and I told him so without reserve; not brazenly, you understand; not even now with the gusto of a man who savors such an adventure for its own sake, but doggedly, defiantly, through my teeth, as one who had tried to live honestly and failed.
Wirral council cabinet member for environment, Cllr Phillip Brightmore, said: "It beggars belief that someone could be so brazenly irresponsible and selfish to just dump this waste in the middle of the park during the daytime.