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synonyms for brazen

  • audacious
  • blatant
  • bold
  • impudent
  • shameless
  • unabashed
  • flip
  • forward
  • barefaced
  • brassy
  • cheeky
  • cocky
  • contumelious
  • defiant
  • flashy
  • gritty
  • gutsy
  • hotshot
  • immodest
  • impertinent
  • indecent
  • insolent
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • nervy
  • overbold
  • pert
  • saucy
  • smart-alecky
  • smart-ass
  • spunky
  • tawdry
  • unblushing
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antonyms for brazen

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  • humble
  • meek
  • modest
  • quiet
  • retiring
  • shy
  • timid
  • shamed
  • shamefaced
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How to use brazen in a sentence

Ian Jannetta, a spokesman for Metro, called the incident “brazen” and “violent in nature.”
ARREST MADE IN ASSAULT ON ELDERLY MAN ABOARD METRO TRAINDANA HEDGPETHFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Perhaps the most dunked-on alleged rioter was Texas real estate agent Jenna Ryan, who appeared to use the brazen attack on American democracy as a branding opportunity.
THE CAPITOL RIOTERS KEPT POSTING INCRIMINATING THINGS ON SOCIAL MEDIA. UNSURPRISINGLY, THEY WERE MOCKED — AND ARRESTED.TRAVIS ANDREWSJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You are therefore free not to participate — so long as you keep to yourself your feeling that the invitation is brazen gift-fishing.
MISS MANNERS: EXEC’S DISGUSTING HABIT NEEDS TO MOVE OFF-SCREENJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The brazen afternoon shooting is indicative of a violent year in the District.
AFTER D.C. FIREFIGHTER SHOT AND WOUNDED ON THE JOB, DEPARTMENT EXPRESSES FRUSTRATION AT VIOLENCE IN CITYPETER HERMANNNOVEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He has taken brazen steps, such as meeting with Michigan’s top legislators in a bid to have new electors chosen that would pick him.
A NOISY PRESIDENT GOES (RELATIVELY) QUIET IN WAKE OF ELECTION DEFEATJOSH DAWSEYNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The order of the bells is first “silver,” second “golden,” third “brazen,” and fourth “iron.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The brazen roar of the cannon is mingled with the intermittent rattle of innumerable machine guns.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
I went out to-night to take a quiet walk upon this place, and the horrid brazen discord of these trumpeters set me half mad.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Jupiter is mentioned in Ovid's Metamorphoses immediately after the description of the golden, silver, brazen, and iron ages.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
An allusion to the fable in sop about the earthern and brazen pots being dashed together.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
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WORDS RELATED TO BRAZEN

  • arrogant
  • assuming
  • audacious
  • bold
  • brash
  • brassy
  • brazen
  • forward
  • impertinent
  • insolent
  • malapert
  • nervy
  • overbearing
  • overconfident
  • presuming
  • presumptuous
  • pushy
  • sassy
  • saucy
  • smart
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