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insolent
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Heart of Darkness
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  • Suddenly the manager’s boy put his insolent black head in the doorway, and said in a tone of scathing contempt— " ’Mistah Kurtz—he dead.’
  • He allowed his ’boy’—an overfed young negro from the coast—to treat the white men, under his very eyes, with provoking insolence.

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  • I don’t recommend the hotel. The employees are insolent and unhelpful.
  • She was fired for insolence.

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