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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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Getting down to brass tacks, when you lift the bolt handle you will find a 5-line model designation stamped on the butt socket.
Sorry if I'm beating around the bush, but I don't like getting down to brass tacks right off because that confuses people and keeps them from seeing eye to eye.
Getting down to brass tacks, Blum elaborated on his recent request for $20 billion to replace the Guard's weapons and equipment and on his intent to "reset" the National Guard so it is prepared for future operations.
I read an article on May 27 which said: "Twelve bands will be getting down to brass tacks this weekend when they compete in an annual competition in County Durham" at Aykley Heads.
But here we are at election time and it's getting down to brass tacks.