The Eden theme is coupled with a celebration of modesty that seems to reflect a wider backlash against modern Indian brashness.
Her brashness, inventiveness, and inexhaustible energy carried her the rest of the way.
1824, of obscure origin, originally American English; perhaps akin to 16c. Scottish brash "attack, assault," or French breche "fragments," especially of ice, from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German brehha "breach," from brehhan "to break"), or to German brechen "to vomit."