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Brash

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Adjective, Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

Brasha. [Cf. Gael. bras or G. barsch harsh, sharp, tart, impetuous, D. barsch, Sw. & Dan. barsk.].
     Hasty in temper; impetuous.  Grose.  [1913 Webster]
Brasha. [Cf. Amer. bresk, brusk, fragile, brittle.].
     Brittle, as wood or vegetables.  Bartlett.  [1913 Webster]
Brashn. [See Brash brittle.].
  •  A rash or eruption; a sudden or transient fit of sickness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Refuse boughs of trees; also, the clippings of hedges.  Wright.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Broken and angular fragments of rocks underlying alluvial deposits.  Lyell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Broken fragments of ice.  Kane.  [1913 Webster]
Water brash (Med.), an affection characterized by a spasmodic pain or hot sensation in the stomach with a rising of watery liquid into the mouth; pyrosis. -- Weaning brash (Med.), a severe form of diarrhea which sometimes attacks children just weaned.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Brash, adj.
1 vulgarly or ostentatiously self-assertive.
2 hasty, rash.
3 impudent.

Derivative
brashly adv. brashness n.
Brash, n.
1 loose broken rock or ice.
2 clippings from hedges, shrubs, etc.

Brash, n. an eruption of fluid from the stomach.

Etymology
16th c., perh. imit.

THESAURUS

Brash

abrupt, aggressive, arrogant, audacious, bearish, beastly, biggety, bluff, blunt, bold, brassy, brazen, brazenfaced, brusque, bumptious, cavalier, challenging, cheeky, churlish, chutzpadik, cocksure, cocky, contemptuous, crusty, curt, daring, defiant, defying, derisive, disdainful, disregardful, disrespectful, ebullient, effervescent, facy, flip, flippant, forward, fresh, gally, gratuitous, greatly daring, gruff, harsh, hasty, headlong, high-spirited, hubristic, ill-advised, impertinent, impetuous, impolitic, improvident, imprudent, impudent, impulsive, incautious, inconsiderate, indiscreet, injudicious, insolent, madcap, maladroit, malapert, nervy, overbold, overcareless, overconfident, oversure, overweening, pert, precipitate, presuming, presumptuous, pushful, pushing, rash, reckless, regardless of consequences, rough, rude, sassy, saucy, self-asserting, self-assertive, severe, sharp, short, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, snippy, surly, tactless, temerarious, thoughtless, truculent, uncalled-for, unchary, undiplomatic, untactful, unwary, uppish, uppity, vivacious, wise-ass

ROGET THESAURUS

Brash

Disease

N disease, illness, sickness, ailing, all the ills that flesh is heir to, morbidity, morbosity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition, complaint, disorder, malady, distemper, distemperature, visitation, attack, seizure, stroke, fit, delicacy, loss of health, invalidation, cachexy, cachexia, atrophy, marasmus, indigestion, dyspepsia, decay, decline, consumption, palsy, paralysis, prostration, taint, pollution, infection, sepsis, septicity, infestation, epidemic, pandemic, endemic, epizootic, murrain, plague, pestilence, pox, sore, ulcer, abscess, fester, boil, pimple, wen, carbuncle, gathering, imposthume, peccant humor, issue, rot, canker, cold sore, fever sore, cancer, carcinoma, leukemia, neoplastic disease, malignancy, tumor, caries, mortification, corruption, gangrene, sphacelus, sphacelation, leprosy, eruption, rash, breaking out, fever, temperature, calenture, inflammation, ague, angina pectoris, appendicitis, Asiatic cholera, spasmodic cholera, biliary calculus, kidney stone, black death, bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, blennorrhagia, blennorrhoea, blood poisoning, bloodstroke, bloody flux, brash, breakbone fever, dengue fever, malarial fever, Q-fever, heart attack, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy, hardening of the arteries, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, bronchocele, canker rash, cardialgia, carditis, endocarditis, cholera, asphyxia, chlorosis, chorea, cynanche, dartre, enanthem, enanthema, erysipelas, exanthem, exanthema, gallstone, goiter, gonorrhea, green sickness, grip, grippe, influenza, flu, hay fever, heartburn, heaves, rupture, hernia, hemorrhoids, piles, herpes, itch, king's evil, lockjaw, measles, mumps, polio, necrosis, pertussis, phthisis, pneumonia, psora, pyaemia, pyrosis, quinsy, rachitis, ringworm, rubeola, St. Vitus's dance, scabies, scarlatina, scarlet fever, scrofula, seasickness, struma, syntexis, tetanus, tetter, tonsillitis, tonsilitis, tracheocele, trachoma, trismus, varicella, varicosis, variola, water qualm, whooping cough, yellow fever, yellow jack, fatal disease, dangerous illness, galloping consumption, churchyard cough, general breaking up, break up of the system, idiocy insanity, martyr to disease, cripple, the halt the lame and the blind, valetudinary, valetudinarian, invalid, patient, case, sickroom, sick- chamber, pathology, etiology, nosology, anthrax, bighead, blackleg, blackquarter, cattle plague, glanders, mange, scrapie, milk sickness, heartworm, feline leukemia, roundworms, quarter-evil, quarter-ill, rinderpest, virus, bacterium, bacteria, DNA virus, RNA virus, rhinovirus, rhabdovirus, picornavirus, herpesvirus, cytomegalovirus, CMV, human immunodefficiency virus, HIV, diseased, ailing, ill, ill of, taken ill, seized with, indisposed, unwell, sick, squeamish, poorly, seedy, affected with illness, afflicted with illness, laid up, confined, bedridden, invalided, in hospital, on the sick list, out of health, out of sorts, under the weather, valetudinary, unsound, unhealthy, sickly, morbid, morbose, healthless, infirm, chlorotic, unbraced, drooping, flagging, lame, crippled, halting, morbid, tainted, vitiated, peccant, contaminated, poisoned, tabid, mangy, leprous, cankered, rotten, rotten to the core, rotten at the core, withered, palsied, paralytic, dyspeptic, luetic, pneumonic, pulmonic, phthisic, rachitic, syntectic, syntectical, tabetic, varicose, touched in the wind, broken-winded, spavined, gasping, hors de combat, weakly, weakened, decrepit, decayed, incurable, in declining health, cranky, in a bad way, in danger, prostrate, moribund, morbific epidemic, endemic, zymotic.

Brittleness

N brittleness, fragility, friability, frangibility, fissibility, house of cards, house of glass, brittle, brash, breakable, weak, frangible, fragile, frail, gimcrack, shivery, fissile, splitting, lacerable, splintery, crisp, crimp, short, brittle as glass.


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