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impertinent
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • 'Perhaps,' observed Traddles, 'it was mere purposeless impertinence?'
    Chapters 52-54 (92% in)
  • 'My dear,' said Mr. Micawber, with some heat, 'it may be better for me to state distinctly, at once, that if I were to develop my views to that assembled group, they would possibly be found of an offensive nature: my impression being that your family are, in the aggregate, impertinent Snobs; and, in detail, unmitigated Ruffians.'
    Chapters 52-54 (76% in)

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