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impertinent -- as in: she was impertinent
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  • There is a great deal of impertinence in your saying it.
  • My daughter, whom you have never seen, is nothing to you; and I, possibly, am only an indiscreet and impertinent old man.
  • "Do you mean that for an impertinence?" he inquired; an inquiry of which, as he made it, he quite perceived the grossness.
  • An impertinence?

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  • It was impertinent of the child to lecture a grownup.
  • He deemed all such inquiries on the part of a slave improper and impertinent, and evidence of a restless spirit.
    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

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