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pert -- as in: pert nose
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • "Dern your skin, ain’t the company good enough for you?" says the baldhead, pretty pert and uppish.

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  • —to turn into some pert-mouthed, strident angry-girl.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Celaena rapped a finger on the queen’s pert nose.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass

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