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brazen
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
unrestrained by convention or propriety
  • That's the way with these people, ma'am; give 'em a apron full of coals to-day, and they'll come back for another, the day after to-morrow, as brazen as alabaster.'
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (33% in)
  • Jostling with unemployed labourers of the lowest class, ballast-heavers, coal-whippers, brazen women, ragged children, and the raff and refuse of the river, he makes his way with difficulty along, assailed by offensive sights and smells from the narrow alleys which branch off on the right and left, and deafened by the clash of ponderous waggons that bear great piles of merchandise from the stacks of warehouses that rise from every corner.
    Chapter 50 — The Pursuit and Escape (4% in)

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