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pert -- as in: pert nose
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Moby Dick
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  • Should any unwarrantably pert young Leviathan coming that way, presume to draw confidentially close to one of the ladies, with what prodigious fury the Bashaw assails him, and chases him away!

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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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