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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brazen.


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  • Edward Say a nicely fey Jess Burkle is the clearly gay sort of man who brazens it out by never trying to hide his specialness, to the point of wearing rouge.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Harvard's Secret Gay Shame in Unnatural Acts

  • On the other hand, should luck be against the player, he either bolts to another part of the country or brazens out the theft by declaring that the house has been broken into by burglars.

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  • Do we not all know that rogue of a clown with his peculating fingers, who brazens out of every scrape, and who conquers the world by good humour and ready wit?

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  • How great, therefore, and desirable must be a business that brazens the heart of a


  • Her face grows just a little scared, as if she had caught the eye of a warder peering through the peep-hole of her cell door, then brazens, and slowly sweetens as she turns round to him.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • But she brazens it out finely, turning to her old crone with a

    The Fool Errant

  • He puts on a bold front with the world, to be sure, and brazens it out as Business; but he knows very well that there is something false and vulgar in it; and that the work which cannot be truly priced in money cannot be truly paid in money.

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  • His cheek does not look as if it were capable any longer of an ingenuous blush, and there is a curl about his lip and nostril which speaks of perpetual unhealthy scorn, that child of mortified vanity and conceit, which brazens out the reproaches of self-distrust and self-reproach.

    St. Winifred's, or The World of School

  • She brazens the matter out, covers her husband with invective, and threatens him with his own sword.

    A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)

  • "How the boy brazens it out!" murmured the sour-visaged lady.

    Luke Walton


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