bold as brass
Shameless, audacious, impudent. For example, No one had invited her to the wedding, but she showed up at the church, bold as brass. This alliterative simile plays on brass meaning “shamelessness.” [c. 1700]
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The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or bold stands that may not preserve our security today or tomorrow, but keep our principles safely intact?
Over the years, Crawford has been largely silent, speaking out only for an as-told-to obituary to Houston published in Esquire.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, under the bold headline “Rebooting Spider-Man,” Robinov describes a broad vision for the future of the franchise.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 2014 election was a wipeout, progressives say, because Democrats lacked a bold economic message to inspire voters.
Then Paterno adroitly brought matters to a crisis in a bold peroration which changed the whole scene.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
They were provided with sails and twelve oars each, and a falconet, or small brass cannon.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
She also played his Fourteenth Rhapsody with orchestral accompaniment in most bold and dashing style.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay