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bumptious
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  • Leora and Clara Tredgold saw each other once or twice, but they were uncomfortable, and a fortnight later, when the most prominent physician in town dined with the Tredgolds and attacked Martin as a bumptious and narrow-visioned young man, both the Tredgolds listened and agreed.

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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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