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brashness

[′brash·nəs]
(materials)
Pertaining to wood that possesses relatively low shock resistance and therefore fails abruptly when broken during bending.
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Congen ( consul general Calcutta) comments that Nath speaks with such brashness, boastfulness, and at times niave ( sic) simplicity that one tends to discount it all...
In a display of political brashness, Lillikas went on to declare that he would leave Cyprus were he to garner less than three per cent of the popular vote.
If you're in the Southern States, it's worth hanging around the Everglades for a couple of days - it's a relaxing escape from the brashness of Miami, which is just 80 miles away.
understatement and muted sophistication instead of brashness, spoilers and go-faster stripes.
"A master of political theater;" "exudes cockiness;" "coupled with an in-your-face brashness;" "his 'performance' has received considerable attention;" "burn off bile." Reading these little bites from the well-written article, I think you get the idea.
A Naked Singularity's narrator is Casi, a twenty-four-year-old public defender in Manhattan, who gives us tour-de-force dialogues between himself and his clients and colleagues, torturous philosophizing with his college-age neighbors, a gripping biography of half-forgotten boxer Wilfred Benitez, depictions of a citywide blackout during the coldest winter in memory, day-by-day accounts of the public's gleeful fascination with a horrific child-abduction case, an inside look at pro bono work on a death-row case involving a mentally challenged inmate, and the proverbial "much more." Casi's voice is the combination of brashness and world-weary humanity you'd find on a cynic who'd been scratched to reveal the disappointed idealist beneath.
Raul Lopez left New York City for the Domincan Republic to start his own line, Luar Zepol, after breaking with his longtime label, Hood By Air, which was just as infamous for the brashness of Lopez and his partner, Shayne Oliver, as it was for their clothing.
Brand's tomfoolery skirts brashness and sexual chemistry with Gerwig simmers but never quite boils.
"And it's a real culture shock if you're not ready for the brashness and the noise."
His brashness, love for nightlife had earned him enough notoriety and hence, when he first dropped the bombshell that a senior team member had offered him money to 'under perform' in a match in Sri Lanka in 1994, it was difficult to take him seriously.
They don't have the brashness of Tottenham, the billions available to Manchester City.