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  • There was no reason to feel more revulsion than usual, she thought; he had merely uttered the things which were preached, heard and accepted everywhere; but this creed was usually expounded in the third person, and Jim had had the open effrontery to expound it in the first.
  • He spoke, fighting not to acknowledge the nature of the emotion rising within him, "What sort of effrontery are you indulging in?

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  • She had the effrontery to laugh at the mayor’s request.
  • Armed with too much confidence and effrontery, she made a lot of enemies.

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