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.