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Synonyms for brazen

Synonyms for brazen

Synonyms for brazen

face with defiance or impudence

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unrestrained by convention or propriety

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Still the vessel went bounding onward; and now Theseus could hear the brazen clangor of the giant's footsteps, as he trod heavily upon the sea-beaten rocks, some of which were seen to crack and crumble into the foaming waves beneath his weight.
Talus, the brazen giant, on his never-ceasing sentinel's march, happened to be approaching that part of the coast; and they saw him, by the glimmering of the moonbeams on his polished surface, while he was yet a great way off.
The bell, furious, running riot, presented to the two walls of the tower alternately its brazen throat, whence escaped that tempestuous breath, which is audible leagues away.
Then, suspended above the abyss, borne to and fro by the formidable swinging of the bell, he seized the brazen monster by the ear-laps, pressed it between both knees, spurred it on with his heels, and redoubled the fury of the peal with the whole shock and weight of his body.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Brazen Crown, Perpetual Arch-Master of the Rosicrucian Masons of Mesopotamia; Attached (in Honorary Capacities) to Societies Musical, Societies Medical, Societies Philosophical, and Societies General Benevolent, throughout Europe; etc.
Not that I care, I, who comes into my place, when it is once lawfully empty; but, Ishmael, I never thought that you, who have had one woman with a white skin, would find pleasure in looking on a brazen--ay, that she is copper ar' a fact; you can't deny it, and I warrant me, brazen enough is she too
He turned from his own class and his own quarter, taking nothing but a little bread as he walked along, towards the hill on which his principal employer lived, in a red house with black outside shutters, green inside blinds, a black street door, up two white steps, BOUNDERBY (in letters very like himself) upon a brazen plate, and a round brazen door-handle underneath it, like a brazen full-stop.
Short led the way; with the flat box, the private luggage (which was not extensive) tied up in a bundle, and a brazen trumpet slung from his shoulder-blade.
When they came to any town or village, or even to a detached house of good appearance, Short blew a blast upon the brazen trumpet and carolled a fragment of a song in that hilarious tone common to Punches and their consorts.
At least 17 people were injured in the attack, one of the most brazen in Grozny for years.
Faced with this pre-eminence, the other parties resorted to an action plan to spoil negotiations, maintain the status quo, synonymous with deterioration, and try to create a diversion through the brazen exploitation of the lofty principle of human rights," the Minister told radio channel Medi1 Radio.
PAYNE, Gregory Chase to the Brazen Head Young Haven, 2010 209pp $19.
I am deeply concerned by recent developments where murders involving firearms can occur in a brazen manner," Prime Minister Najib Razak was quoted as saying by the Malay Mail, noting that people were "becoming increasingly worried".
Judge Philip Hughes said: "Your offence was the result of a brazen deception of a vulnerable foreign driver.
After defrauding an insurance company of millions and then faking his own death in an attempt to evade authorities, a brazen insurance scammer was finally caught in Canada.