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Brave vs. Brazen

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Braveadjective

Strong in the face of fear; courageous.

Brazenadjective

(archaic) Pertaining to, made of, or resembling brass (in color or strength).

Braveadjective

(obsolete) Having any sort of superiority or excellence.

Brazenadjective

Sounding harsh and loud, like brass cymbals or brass instruments.

Braveadjective

Making a fine show or display.

Brazenadjective

(archaic) Extremely strong; impenetrable; resolute.

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Bravenoun

A Native American warrior.

Brazenadjective

Shamelessly shocking and offensive; audacious; impudent; barefaced; immodest, unblushing.

‘She was brazen enough to deny stealing the handbag even though she was caught on closed-circuit television doing so.’;

Bravenoun

(obsolete) A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.

Brazenverb

(intransitive) To turn a brass color.

Bravenoun

(obsolete) A challenge; a defiance; bravado.

Brazenverb

(transitive) Generally followed by out or through: to carry through in a brazen manner; to act boldly despite embarrassment, risk, etc.

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Braveverb

(transitive) To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy, to provoke.

‘After braving tricks on the high-dive, he braved a jump off the first diving platform.’;

Brazenadjective

Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.

Braveverb

To adorn; to make fine or showy.

Brazenadjective

Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass.

Braveadjective

Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; - opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.

Brazenadjective

Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance.

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Braveadjective

Having any sort of superiority or excellence; - especially such as in conspicuous.

‘Iron is a brave commodity where wood aboundeth.’; ‘It being a brave day, I walked to Whitehall.’;

Brazenverb

To carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through.

‘Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect.’;

Braveadjective

Making a fine show or display.

‘Wear my dagger with the braver grace.’; ‘For I have gold, and therefore will be brave.In silks I'll rattle it of every color.’; ‘Frog and lizard in holiday coatsAnd turtle brave in his golden spots.’;

Brazenverb

face with defiance or impudence;

‘brazen it out’;

Bravenoun

A brave person; one who is daring.

‘The star-spangled banner, O,long may it waveO'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.’;

Brazenadjective

unrestrained by convention or propriety;

‘an audacious trick to pull’; ‘a barefaced hypocrite’; ‘the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim’; ‘bold-faced lies’; ‘brazen arrogance’; ‘the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress’;

Bravenoun

Specifically, an Indian warrior.

Brazenadjective

made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

Bravenoun

A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.

‘Hot braves like thee may fight.’;

Brazenadjective

bold and without shame

‘a brazen hussy’; ‘he went about his illegal business with a brazen assurance’;

Bravenoun

A challenge; a defiance; bravado.

‘Demetrius, thou dost overween in all;And so in this, to bear me down with braves.’;

Brazenadjective

made of brass

‘brazen fire irons’;

Braveverb

To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare.

‘These I can brave, but those I can not bear.’;

Brazenadjective

harsh in sound

‘the music's brazen chords’;

Braveverb

To adorn; to make fine or showy.

‘Thou [a tailor whom Grunio was browbeating] hast braved meny men; brave not me; I'll neither be faced or braved.’;

Brazenverb

endure an embarrassing or difficult situation by behaving with apparent confidence and lack of shame

‘there was nothing to do but brazen it out’;

Bravenoun

a North American Indian warrior

Bravenoun

people who are brave;

‘the home of the free and the brave’;

Braveverb

face or endure with courage;

‘She braved the elements’;

Braveadjective

possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching;

‘Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring’; ‘a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain’; ‘set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory’;

Braveadjective

invulnerable to fear or intimidation;

‘audacious explorers’; ‘fearless reporters and photographers’; ‘intrepid pioneers’;

Braveadjective

brightly colored and showy;

‘girls decked out in brave new dresses’; ‘brave banners flying’; ‘`braw' is a Scottish word’; ‘a dress a bit too gay for her years’; ‘birds with gay plumage’;

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