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bumptious
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  • It’s some of those secular priests, ignorant, bumptious——"

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  • She is a bumptious young editor who will change her ways or lose her job.
  • I was still annoyed at his bumptious style of conversation.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  A Study In Scarlet

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