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Synonyms for brass

Synonyms for brass

a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

impudent aggressiveness

an ornament or utensil made of brass

the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

a memorial made of brass

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In fact, when you get down to brass tacks, the future of the whole human race hangs on a promise.
Skipping over why the likes of ex-Royal reporter Jennie ``I'ma serious journalist'' Bond or Frank ``Way I tell 'em''Carson (aged 77) should want to join these other half-wits and has-beens, we'dbetter get down to brass tacks.
Then we can get down to brass tacks on job security issues and other issues remaining on the bargaining table.
Therefore it's important that we get down to brass tacks and make the league our priority.
Following that generation we had to get down to brass tacks and try to create the solid base which, we hope, we have now.