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resembling the sound of a brass instrument

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unrestrained by convention or propriety

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What we want when we talk about placement of "W," or the quality or the mood in a drawing, or the brassiness of the brass section in a symphonic score, are the unique and qualitatively satisfying character of the "material" being addressed.
Not only do blondes have more fun, now they can keep true to their individual tones without fear of brassiness or fading, thanks to the new Keratin Complex Blondeshell collection.The four products were developed to boost and brighten all shades of blonde, silver and gray--natural and highlighted--without the added expense of salon visits to refresh or brighten color.
affinity with Atlanta's brassiness and even draw analogies between
would be stationing 2,500 Marines at a base in Australia, and declared, with uncharacteristic brassiness, "The United States is a Pacific power, and we are here to stay." Even while making these shots across China's bow, the president has tried to send other, perhaps contradictory, messages.
In fact, the Canadians and British curled into each other, to avoid the American storm of brassiness and brawling.
With a stage persona that is a mix of Marilyn Monroe, Bette Midler and Dean Martin, Worcester's Nicole "Niki" Luparelli has been wowing area audiences with her ditzy blondness, bawdy brassiness and lovable (let's hope pretend) drunkenness.
Cilla can still belt out the songs with that distinctive nasal brassiness that changes from a breathy whisper to the onslaught of an oncoming locomotive horn in half a bar.
She lacks Brett's brassiness and sometimes abstains from rounds of drinking to nurse her hangovers.
When applied to dry hair with the Coleur Experte wand, the new, blue-colored highlighting formula is said to reduce brassiness and help improve evenness from root to tip.
The Grado had a wider spread beyond the speakers, was slightly more spacious with a little more brassiness. The Clearaudio did not have as deep a soundstage as the other cartridges--as if I was hearing a live orchestra from 100 feet away instead of 50 feet.
On the other, he lifted New Yorkers' spirits with his own irrepressible brassiness and ebullience.
Certainly "brassiness" is the right word for a lot of things which are actually going on.
As played with cringe-making brassiness by Blethyn, Mari is a wisecracking hell-on-heels who turns a phone serviceman's visit into a RuPaul stand-up routine and dresses in the sort of tight leopard and black-feathered numbers that would outtrash Joey Heatherton in her '60s prime.
He tried them again and again, modulating the brassiness, then the tempo, but it was never quite right; I left when he started shouting, "Sacrebleu!" in frustration.