It picked its road as it went striding along, and the brazen hood that surmounted it moved to and fro with the inevitable suggestion of a head looking about.
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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them organized, but this is a high school; the organized lines of elementary school fire drills are long gone, having been replaced by the brazen hormonal zigzags of kids whose bodies are too big for their own good.