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  • But he had more brains and more inner dignity and outer insolence and humor than any man that he had ever known.
  • "Liquidated," the officer said insolently as though speaking to himself.
  • Karkov said insolently, nodding toward the map.
  • She was his wife and he said something to her in Russian that no one could hear and for a moment the insolence that had been in his eyes as he entered the room was gone.
  • Kashkin had made him out to be a hell of a fellow and Karkov had at first been insultingly polite and then, when Robert Jordan had not played at being a hero but had told a story that was really funny and obscenely discreditable to himself, Karkov had shifted from the politeness to a relieved rudeness and then to insolence and they had become friends.

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  • I don’t recommend the hotel. The employees are insolent and unhelpful.
  • She was fired for insolence.

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