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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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It gets down to brass tacks, calling for a relaunch of the international Catholic-Orthodox dialogue, currently in a deep freeze after a disastrous session in Baltimore in July 2000.
com, an Internet-based research company, noted, "it just gets down to brass tacks, where so much is being expended on pilots and there being so few time slot opportunities for success -- there is much less tolerance for failures off the bat.
When he really gets down to brass tacks, however, most of this disappears-which is good, because he had me on the substance alone.
ET) gets down to brass tacks as Chesney, band and crew head for Omaha for load-in, rehearsals and the official kick-off of the 2007 concert tour.
But actually when it gets down to brass tacks, buyers just see a nice horse and it's the same old story.