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Definitionimproperly bold or disrespectful — especially toward someone who is older or considered to be of higher status
- There was another rapid glance at the house, and supposing himself unseen, the scoundrel had the impudence to embrace her.Chapter 11 (26% in)
- My presence in his sanctum was evidently esteemed a piece of impudence too shameful for remark: he silently applied the tube to his lips, folded his arms, and puffed away.Chapter 3 (80% in)
There are no more uses of "impudent" in Wuthering Heights.
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