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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.
There's an argument, too, that I should take him on at his own game, go all Michael Moore and hope that for all my brashness, the fact that I have right on my side will see me through.
I say, right on to Savage's brashness in today's all-too-complacent gay community
He briefly ascends to the murdered manager's spot at the salon room, but is kicked out be cause of his "American" brashness.
They acquired him from Detroit just before the trade deadline, but Avery alienated some with his brashness and willingness to speak freely.
Who can deny there was overconfidence in how they approached Iraq, or brashness in their faith in the boundlessness of U.
The scenes ebb and flow between the sweetness of Cinderella and the stepsisters' brashness.
Dick Francis, discussing jump jockeys and spurning any 'best ever' brashness for a commonsense approach that draws on the wisdom of his 86 years
Happily, there is at least one exception to the prevailing brashness of commerce; Meinhard von Gerkan personally designed the Oyster Bar, a homage to the famous eaterie in New York's Central Station, and a particularly appropriate addition to what is now possibly Europe's grandest and certainly its most central station.
To many of his former Conservative councillors on the council, Gareth Neale was noted for his brashness and delusion of grandeur.
Forget the noise, hustle and bustle on the sidewalks, and the brashness of it all.