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Here, they are brazenly advertised as "afternoon teas" to lure the unwary.

"Yes, I know; that's why he needs me," said Duncan brazenly.

"I know it," said Burt, brazenly, but he did not meet Anne's astonished eyes.

While she ranted, he brazenly began writing in visible ink once more.

"Of course you deny it," said Bill Mosely, brazenly persisting in his falsehood.

She came and went, counted and folded up, brazenly, shamelessly.

Well, if you believe that, youll believe anything, said Fred brazenly.

And in the meantime, the Adolphus squatted on the waves and brazenly waited for news.

Brazenly she takes Steve's two hands, 'Robert, he is to be our son.'

"I am going to have him just as often as I can," she said, brazenly.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bræsen "of brass," from bræs "brass" (see brass) + -en (2). The figurative sense of "hardened in effrontery" is 1570s (in brazen-face), perhaps suggesting a face unable to show shame (see brass). To brazen it out "face impudently" is from 1550s.

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