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Far from the Madding Crowd
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brazen
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • At her third ascent the rick suddenly brightened with the brazen glare of shining majolica—every knot in every straw was visible.
  • " "No, no, now—that’s too much!" said the timid man, becoming a man of brazen courage all of a sudden.
  • …to please a friend, and they gradually reached the foot of the ladder, Poorgrass being flattened like a jumping-jack, and the sixpence, for admission, which he had got ready half-an-hour earlier, having become so reeking hot in the tight squeeze of his excited hand that the woman in spangles, brazen rings set with glass diamonds, and with chalked face and shoulders, who took the money of him, hastily dropped it again from a fear that some trick had been played to burn her fingers.

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  • When I meet her eyes, brazen as a sailor fresh into port, she opens her mouth, as if to rip into me.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Teachers try t heir best to keep them organized, but this is a high school; the organized lines of elementary school fire drills are long gone, having been replaced by the brazen hormonal zigzags of kids whose bodies are too big for their own good.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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