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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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audacious
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • It’s the man himself, by all that’s wonderful and audacious!
  • He knew our number, knew that Sir Henry Baskerville had consulted me, spotted who I was in Regent Street, conjectured that I had got the number of the cab and would lay my hands on the driver, and so sent back this audacious message.
  • With characteristic promptness and audacity he set about this at once, and we cannot doubt that the boots or chamber-maid of the hotel was well bribed to help him in his design.
  • We had an example of his readiness of resource that morning when he got away from us so successfully, and also of his audacity in sending back my own name to me through the cabman.

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  • It was an audacious act of piracy.
  • She had the audacity to tell me I am not good enough for him.

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