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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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flippant
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • During all those years he had never heard from any of his masters a flippant word: it was they who had taught him christian doctrine and urged him to live a good life and, when he had fallen into grievous sin, it was they who had led him back to grace.

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  • Her response is entertaining, but the question deserves a less flippant answer.
  • Despite what those flippant "I’m a Mac/PC" ads would have you believe, Microsoft is not a shlub in a bad blazer and pleated khakis: it’s still the world’s largest software company and a force to be reckoned with.
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