It will attract attention—but only to the immense audacity of Mr. Roark’s conceit.
The host, on this Sunday afternoon, wore a dark gray suit, correct as a uniform, and bedroom slippers of black patent leather trimmed with red; the slippers mocked the severe elegance of the suit, yet completed the elegance as an audacious anticlimax.
The emotions it suggests are of a different nature: arrogance, audacity, defiance, self-exaltation.
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It was an audacious act of piracy.
She had the audacity to tell me I am not good enough for him.