Brazening
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. [1913 Webster]

Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]


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  • brazening — bra·zen || breɪzn v. face with impudence, be defiant, be insolent adj. brass, metallic; insolent, impudent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brazened — 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. [1913 Webster] Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brazen — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English brasen, from Old English bræsen, from bræs brass Date: before 12th century 1. made of brass 2. a. sounding harsh and loud like struck brass b. of the color of polished brass 3. marked by contemptuous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • brazen — [[t]bre͟ɪz(ə)n[/t]] brazens, brazening, brazened ADJ GRADED If you describe a person or their behaviour as brazen, you mean that they are very bold and do not care what other people think about them or their behaviour. They re quite brazen about… …   English dictionary

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