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impudent
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Crime and Punishment
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  • But she was obviously embarrassed at filling half the room and smelling so strongly of scent; and though her smile was impudent as well as cringing, it betrayed evident uneasiness.
  • So they try to throw me out by impudence.
  • But it was all impudent and careless.
  • "All this is very naive…. excuse me, I should have said impudent on your part," said Raskolnikov.
  • "He has been conscious a long time, since the morning," went on Razumihin, whose familiarity seemed so much like unaffected good-nature that Pyotr Petrovitch began to be more cheerful, partly, perhaps, because this shabby and impudent person had introduced himself as a student.
  • Don’t be impudent, sir!"
  • "What lies!" he cried impudently, "why, how could you, standing by the window, see the note?

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  • She is an impudent girl given to insulting strangers.
  • She has a certain genius, but her impudence makes it very difficult to work with her.

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