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Adjective

brazen (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
brazen

Comparative
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  1. Impudent, immodest, or shameless.
  2. Pertaining to, made of, or resembling brass.
    • 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 31.
      Brazen or rather copper swords seem to have been next introduced; these in process of time, workmen learned to harden by the addition of some other metal or mineral, which rendered them almost equal in temper to iron.
  3. Sounding harsh and loud, like brass cymbals or brass instruments.

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Verb

Infinitive
to brazen

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to brazen (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To carry through in a brazen manner. Generally used with out or through.
    • W. Black.
      Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect.

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