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pert -- as in: pert nose
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • This project could not be of any great expense to the public; and might in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch of business, in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a few mouths which are now closed, and close many more which are now open; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positiveness of the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.

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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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