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upstart
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Anna Karenina
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  • And you must understand, the young upstarts are present all the while, and I have to keep the peace between them.
  • ’I consent, count, and am ready to overlook it; but you perceive that my wife—my wife’s a respectable woman —has been exposed to the persecution, and insults, and effrontery of young upstarts, scoundrels….’

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  • Even with a much more concealing mask, she would have recognized the upstart.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • I move toward the young upstart, and he retreats.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan

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