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insolent
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Treasure Island
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  • "Dig away, boys," said Silver with the coolest insolence; "you’ll find some pig-nuts and I shouldn’t wonder."
  • And you’re the last above board of that same meddling crew; and you have the Davy Jones’s insolence to up and stand for cap’n over me—you, that sank the lot of us!

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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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