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impertinent -- as in: she was impertinent
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Moby Dick
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  • Do you know, Mr. Elijah, that I consider you a little impertinent?
  • A nose to the whale would have been impertinent.

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  • It was impertinent of the child to lecture a grownup.
  • He deemed all such inquiries on the part of a slave improper and impertinent, and evidence of a restless spirit.
    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

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