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  • Remile was quite shocked, whether by my deformity or my audacity I can't say,   (source)
  • Sometimes they had the audacity to ask where someone was.   (source)
    audacity = boldness to violate social norms
  • His forwardness and audacity often caught them off guard.   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • The Witch flung one hand up to feel the shape of this audacity which came off the fifty-four-year-old man like a fever.   (source)
  • Do you not understand how our audacity will be perceived? Do you not understand, even now, what we have already accomplished, ... It's our chance, Sonny.   (source)
  • The sheer audacity of it took my breath away.   (source)
  • I had the audacity to complain about ...   (source)
  • Archie was surprised by Leon's audacity, knowing his connection with The Vigils and bringing him in here this way.   (source)
  • "Audacious! Offensive! To address me in this manner!"   (source)
    audacious = offensively bold
  • "What if a lesser human being—a Cates, or a Darwin—has the audacity to think that God might whisper to him!"   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • He was a feared gambler, few dared to take him on, so high and audacious were his stakes.   (source)
    audacious = bold and daring
  • ...this most excellent and audacious hobbit...   (source)
    audacious = daring
  • audacious bit of work.   (source)
    audacious = bold and daring
  • Your daughter had the audacity to come to my house and ask me to teach her how to speak properly so that she could get a place in a flower-shop.   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • It's the man himself, by all that's wonderful and audacious!   (source)
    audacious = bold and daring
  • That ... audacious Scarlet Pimpernel, alone and with thirty men at his heels, could not reasonably be expected to escape a second time.   (source)
  • there he was gallantly, thoughtlessly alive, to all appearance indestructible solely by the virtue of his few years and of his unreflecting audacity.   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • She is ... a lover of young men, because they are less cautious, more violent, and with more audacity command her.   (source)
    audacity = boldness
  • Our most spectacular fight, and our most audacious tactical victory—the Battle of Little Hobart Street—took place against Ernie Goad and his friends when I was ten and Brian was nine.†   (source)
  • Now he latched onto a wildly audacious goal: the 1936 Olympics, in Berlin.†   (source)
  • This was so audacious that I gasped.†   (source)
  • However, audacity and steadfastness—entirely contrary means—have sometimes served to produce the same effect....†   (source)
  • "You Jews simply can't be beaten for audacity," Richard muttered, pressing his index finger into Paul's chest.†   (source)
  • Black's audacious escape from Azkaban two years ago has led to the widest manhunt ever conducted by the Ministry of Magic.†   (source)
  • They even had the audacity to request my assistance in making it a reality.†   (source)
  • Jess stared me down, that audacious twinkle again.†   (source)
  • He even has the audacity to wink.†   (source)
  • "Do you think it was an accident?" the Colonel asked as I stood beside him, my shoulders slouching, wanting a cigarette but nervous to be as audacious as him.†   (source)
  • What gave me the audacity to speak to him as if he were a person capable of seeing reason, I'll never know.†   (source)
  • Time for the most audacious step in his scheme.†   (source)
  • He gets more and more audacious.†   (source)
  • She thought this was very funny, me having the audacity toborrow one whole yuan, and saying I could possibly pay her back.†   (source)
  • Once, a player had had the audacity to delegate the form-filling to a coach and it had left a bad taste in Lemming's mouth.†   (source)
  • Those raccoons were ornery and audacious; I must've shot twenty of them before they finally got the message that they weren't welcome under my house.†   (source)
  • Holmes used to tell me he had a lawyer paid to keep him out of trouble, but it always seemed to me that it was the courteous, audacious rascality of the fellow that pulled him through.†   (source)
  • We were already nearing the end of June, every job was filled, and it seemed pretty audacious for me to try, but I did it anyway.†   (source)
  • Then Rebeca turned to more audacious methods.†   (source)
  • Their best hope for getting off the mountain alive, they concluded, was to go over the top and down the well-established Southeast Ridge route, an extremely audacious plan, given the late hour, the unknown terrain, and their rapidly diminishing supply of bottled oxygen.†   (source)
  • The very audacity of this suspect will recommend her to Hawat's attention.†   (source)
  • The audacity of the idea stunned him.†   (source)
  • By any measure, this was an audacious idea.†   (source)
  • We were both grinning at the audacity of his statement as I stopped dancing, pulling my hands away slowly.†   (source)
  • And with a most clumsy technique, the audacity and crudeness of which I could hardly believe.†   (source)
  • Bantu Education had come back to haunt its creators, for these angry and audacious young people were its progeny.†   (source)
  • "You have great audacity to come here!" one policeman scolded her.†   (source)
  • She laughed at the audacity of this, gazing out of the window, her mind conjuring up that faraway time.†   (source)
  • Now, you have the audacity to mock me.†   (source)
  • Trembling at my audacity, I stood at the pulpit where Father always stood.†   (source)
  • What made Objective Lake James one of the three most difficult (described by Command as "audacious") missions in the war up to then were two facts.†   (source)
  • It was too big, too empty, it had the audacity to be real.†   (source)
  • No matter how stupid, how pointless, how painful my current situation was, as I listened to Mixtape every week I couldn't deny the love I still felt for that reckless, audacious fool who was still me, if only in my mind.†   (source)
  • Its threat gave her direction, clarity, audacity.†   (source)
  • Taken aback, Isabella merely stood aside as the audacious goblin hopped onto the bench and then the tabletop so he could address the assembled group.†   (source)
  • I nearly jumped out of my skin from the audacity of what Uncle Dan said.†   (source)
  • So audacious.†   (source)
  • An immense enemy force under General John Burgoyne had started south from Canada, down the valley of Lake Champlain, in an audacious move to separate New England from the rest of the country.†   (source)
  • Everything he does has the ring of American audacity.†   (source)
  • Then he had the audacity to say that he has not been unfaithful to my mom.†   (source)
  • His smile had an attractive quality, the smile of a man of the world who used it, not to cover his words, but to stress the audacity of expressing a sincere emotion.†   (source)
  • The Bedoowan commander seemed stunned that these peasant miners would have the audacity to challenge his vaunted knights.†   (source)
  • What made him angriest was they were just like him when he was a boy: audacious, reckless and romantic.†   (source)
  • Instead, Socrates audaciously proposes to the jury that he be rewarded, not punished.†   (source)
  • Rosser's classmate at West Point was the equally audacious George Armstrong Custer, now a Union general involved on the other side of this very fight.†   (source)
  • She grabbed Billy by his overall straps and threw him to the dirt, where he lay stunned, probably both at her strength and at her audacity.†   (source)
  • Though Old Ric continued to deplore the audacity, the boldness in Harriet that made her defy an overseer, she stopped calling her Minta or Minty.†   (source)
  • She had sensed the audaciousness, even the brazenness of the letter as she read it; one or the other, or perhaps simple stupidity, had to impel such a communication from an insignificant parish priest to the Commandant of Auschwitz.†   (source)
  • Bold men, audacious men, tenacious men.†   (source)
  • She went in and set the table for Mrs. Chism, numbed by her own audacity.†   (source)
  • You are the blessing in a stride toward perdition,
    When living sickens more than sickness does itself;
    The root of beauty is audacity,
    And that is what draws us to each other.†   (source)
  • But no sooner had the young ex-diplomat been elected as a Federalist to the Massachusetts Legislature when he demonstrated his audacious disdain for narrow partisanship.†   (source)
  • He planned all through Monday, audaciously, bravely, with confidence.†   (source)
  • she laughed with him, as if she liked his audacity.   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • A woman of brilliance and audacity, accompanied by a mere boy, came into the place and took seats near them.   (source)
  • a very audaciously attired young girl   (source)
    audaciously = boldly and daringly
  • What little scrap of audacity caught the attention of an army officer on the road?†   (source)
  • It was a statement astounding for its audacity.†   (source)
  • You actually have the audacity to parade a circus act in front of us at a time like this?†   (source)
  • By the time he is done, Booth has come up with an audacious—and brilliant—plan of attack.†   (source)
  • He's a man of unlimited audacity who's playing for the biggest stakes in the world.†   (source)
  • It was an audacious dream, perhaps a foolish one.†   (source)
  • As the new year commenced, Adams was at The Hague audaciously demanding a "categorical answer."†   (source)
  • It was simply, utterly, humbly, audaciously, undeniably perfecto.†   (source)
  • Both guards were stepping back, guns in hand, intent but clearly caught off guard by his audacity.†   (source)
  • the teeth of the Crafty, the Unstable, the Audacious, the Vainglorious, and your Murderous Beast?†   (source)
  • Now I'm saying I can float again, and you have the audacity to call me a fraud.†   (source)
  • The audacity of their charge and succeed-at-all-costs desperation ignites panic in the rebel army.†   (source)
  • Be audacious, be brave, be confident and you will not fail.†   (source)
  • Audacity, bravery, and confidence aren't enough.†   (source)
  • The audacity was what we liked.†   (source)
  • First, at Shani for not punching Lateshia back, but then at Lateshia, who had the audacity to go after my sister.†   (source)
  • A short time later they sent Father Augusto Angel, a crusader of the new breed, intransigent, audacious, daring, who personally rang the bells several times a day so that the peoples spirits would not get drowsy, and who went from house to house waking up the sleepers to go to mass but before a year was out he too was conquered by the negligence that one breathed in with the air, by the hot dust that made everything old and clogged up, and by the drowsiness caused by lunchtime meatballs in the unbearable heat of siesta time.†   (source)
  • I was alarmed by the Miltonic audacity of the name: could they possibly have known what they were invoking?†   (source)
  • Meme felt with an aftershock that the box had been on the railing for a long time within reach of Fernanda's curiosity, and although she was flattered by the audacity and ingenuity of Mauricio Babilonia, she was moved by his Innocence in expecting that she would keep the date.†   (source)
  • She could not believe his audacity.†   (source)
  • It's hidden audaciously right under the judgment room of the main palace, a deep cave lined with carpets — carpets the assassins were forced to make as children, and have stolen since.†   (source)
  • That night the man boasted of his audacity and swaggered over his good luck on the Street of the Turks a few minutes before the kick of a horse crushed his chest and a crowd of outsiders saw him die in the middle of the street, drowned in his own bloody vomiting.†   (source)
  • As he spoke, Mandel beganto grin, and though they remained more serious, Baldor, Delwin, and Hamund also appeared excited by the audacious nature of the scheme he outlined.†   (source)
  • Your audacity matches your arrogance.†   (source)
  • For he who has the audacity to determine who should live and who should die no longer serves the law but dictates the law.†   (source)
  • It was he, not she, who had the audacity to enclose a lock of his hair in one letter, but he never received the response he longed for, which was an entire strand of Fermina Daza's braid.†   (source)
  • I will seem audacious, and brave.†   (source)
  • "I love you too," I said so low even I couldn't hear it, but my heart still thumped wildly at the audacity of it.†   (source)
  • You are the ones, after all, who have been rampaging across the countryside, burning and pillaging as you please, not I. And yet you have the audacity to claim that I am in the wrong!†   (source)
  • It was audacious.†   (source)
  • And that Moss teacher of yours had the audacity to accuse me of ...well, we both know what happened, don't we?†   (source)
  • Taking an audacious step, he booked a train east, got off in Detroit, and somehow talked his way into a meeting with Will Durant, chief of Buick Automobiles and future founder of General Motors.†   (source)
  • He possessed the audacity to defy Jamous and approach the fire, where he stood now, hood withdrawn to reveal shoulder-length brown hair.†   (source)
  • It grieves me that some have the audacity to whisper that the Great God has not returned but has fled with his Book to drift among the cosmos and contemplate the far places.†   (source)
  • In America his interest was liver surgery, and his career was interwoven with the history of transplantation, with the audacious idea of taking an organ from Peter to save the life of Paul.†   (source)
  • With an audacity that caused a crisis of dismay in Fermina Daza, she went to the telegraph office alone, intending to win the favor of Florentino Ariza.†   (source)
  • No one else but members of Adam's team had the skill, fortitude, or audacity to infiltrate this area undetected and engage the enemy in their own backyard.†   (source)
  • When an economist referred to him once as an audacious gambler, Mulligan said, "The reason why you'll never get rich is because you think that what I do is gambling.†   (source)
  • Edmund Charles Genet, the audacious new envoy from Jacobin France, was the son of Edme Genet, the French foreign office translator, with whom Adams had once worked in Paris, turning out propaganda for the American Revolution.†   (source)
  • Thomas took a breath and tried to read them, but the difference between being shocked by a speaker's knowledge and being shocked by his audacity was a difficult thing to gauge.†   (source)
  • It was an audacious play.†   (source)
  • Dismayed by her own audacity, she seized Aunt Escolastica's arm so she would not fall, and her aunt felt the icy perspiration on her hand through the lace mitt, and she comforted her with an imperceptible sign of unconditional complicity.†   (source)
  • A nation that drew its audacity from the quintessentially American belief that success is open to anyone willing to work for it was disillusioned by seemingly intractable poverty.†   (source)
  • And I didn't think that anyone would ever have the audacity to look at her in any other way....Well, it serves me right.†   (source)
  • He had changed the ancient Greek myth to his own purpose and meaning: Phaethon, the young son of Helios, who stole his father's chariot and, in ambitious audacity, attempted to drive the sun across the sky, did not perish, as he perished in the myth; in Halley's opera, Phaethon succeeded.†   (source)
  • Despite his near defeat in 1844-45, Senator Benton audaciously opposed his party and state on the Oregon expansion issue.†   (source)
  • Audacious, brave, and confident.†   (source)
  • Be careful, audacious lover.†   (source)
  • She was an audacious woman, and openly looked compassionately at me.†   (source)
    audacious = bold and daring
  • Your coming here is an affront, an impertinence, an audacity.†   (source)
    audacity = boldness and daring
  • Now, in the old days at home, certain audacious doubts respecting the last of the Patriarchs, which were afloat in the air, had, by some forgotten means, come in contact with Arthur's sensorium.†   (source)
    audacious = bold and daring
  • Throughout these singular freedoms on the part of Mr Blandois, which involved a general alteration in his demeanour, making it much coarser and rougher, much more violent and audacious than before, Mr Flintwinch, whose leathern face was not liable to many changes, preserved its immobility intact.†   (source)
  • Bred in a creed too darkly audacious to pursue, through its process of reserving the making of man in the image of his Creator to the making of his Creator in the image of an erring man, this had rescued him to judge not, and in humility to be merciful, and have hope and charity.†   (source)
  • 'I hadn't,' John declared, 'no, I hadn't, and I never had the audaciousness to think, I am sure, that all was anything but lost.†   (source)
    audaciousness = boldness and daring
  • 'Is it possible, sir,' said Mr Dorrit, reddening excessively, 'that you have—ha—had the audacity to place one of my rooms at the disposition of any other person?'†   (source)
  • Here was Fanny, proud, fitful, whimsical, further advanced in that disqualified state for going into society which had so much fretted her on the evening of the tortoise-shell knife, resolved always to want comfort, resolved not to be comforted, resolved to be deeply wronged, and resolved that nobody should have the audacity to think her so.†   (source)
  • It will attract attention—but only to the immense audacity of Mr. Roark's conceit.†   (source)
  • What idea it had been that had sent me so audaciously trespassing I could not now remember.†   (source)
  • Her mouth fell open with horror at the audacity of his proposal.†   (source)
  • The emotions it suggests are of a different nature: arrogance, audacity, defiance, self-exaltation.†   (source)
  • I have just made a somewhat audacious purchase from Sonerscheins—a terra-cotta bull of the fifth century.†   (source)
  • According to him, he felt a particular aversion from talking about his "rights"—the word was one that gave him pause-and likewise from mentioning a "promise"—which would have implied that he was claiming his due and thus bespoken an audacity incompatible with the humble post he filled.†   (source)
  • His aunt's audacity scared him quite a bit, but there was nothing to do except follow her up the stairs.†   (source)
  • There was no such satisfaction now, as the figures of the balance took fewer spaces, and he thought of his last audaciousness in money when he had tried to grab a fast buck in order to marry Cissy.†   (source)
  • The audacity!†   (source)
  • —" He paused for breath and for a polite remark from the hob-bit, but the compliments were quite lost on-poor Bilbo Baggins, who was wagging his mouth in protest at being called audacious and worst of all fellow conspirator, though no noise came out, he was so flummoxed.†   (source)
  • An attempt had been made in his childhood to make an Englishman of him; he was two years at Eton; then in the middle of the war he had defied the submarines, rejoined his mother in the Argentine, and a clever and audacious school-boy was added to the valet, the maid, the two chauffeurs, the pekinese and the second husband.†   (source)
  • It was all supposed to pass for fun and bridegroom's lustiness, energy, and play-wickedness, and it came through to me that he was being tortured by thought of suicide, stronger than a mere hint, but simultaneously he could dive to clasp his compensations, such as his pride in audaciousness and strength of nerve and body or the luxury he was coming into, and furthermore, a certain recklessness in demands: the sense of what he could do and what he could exact without caring what anybody thought was much to him.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Even they were frightened, not at the boy's terrible words, but at his terrible audacity.†   (source)
  • The man called Frenchy, was audacious, persistent, smiling, amorous-eyed, and rudely gallant.†   (source)
  • You been into some other audacious mischief when I wasn't around, like enough.†   (source)
  • At such times my audacity and temerity know no bounds.†   (source)
  • "Janey!" said her mother; and Miss Archer blushed and tried to look audacious.†   (source)
  • He devised them—an audacious plan; and his task was only half done.†   (source)
  • "And there," she exclaimed with an accent of gaiety, of triumph, and of audacity.†   (source)
  • Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.†   (source)
  • she is audacious enough for anything, my dear.†   (source)
  • The audacity of the thing took his breath.†   (source)
  • She looked like an audacious girl in a dashing boy masquerade.†   (source)
  • And I was extremely happy at her gaiety, in her triumph, in her audacity.†   (source)
  • The name of the man who had the audacity to put a ring on your finger!†   (source)
  • The man turned appealing eyes to the woman of brilliance and audacity.†   (source)
  • By audacity and cunning we may even escape.†   (source)
  • What had once seemed cool and audacious about this cowboy was now cold and powerful and mystical.†   (source)
  • She almost trembled at the audacity which might have carried her on to a terrible rebuff.†   (source)
  • Oh, how he would have loved it, had it been conceivable that she would have that audacity.†   (source)
  • "Sure," said the woman of brilliance and audacity.†   (source)
  • Her manner presented a curious combination of shyness and audacity.†   (source)
  • His manner had a semblance of the old, cool audacity.†   (source)
  • She was quite appalled at the man's audacity.†   (source)
  • That's nothing," he said, with something of his old audacity.†   (source)
  • He made a great show of lavishing wealth upon the woman of brilliance and audacity.†   (source)
  • "Ah, that depends on who wears the apron!" and Laurie gave an audacious tweak at the tassel.†   (source)
  • His reasoning was rather subtle than true, and his philosophy far more audacious than profound.†   (source)
  • 'And nice people they were, who had the audacity to call him mad,' pursued my aunt.†   (source)
  • Mr. Trabb's boy was the most audacious boy in all that country-side.†   (source)
  • You puzzle me, Jane: your look and tone of sorrowful audacity perplex and pain me.†   (source)
  • At this profession of audacity Catherine looked down at her little companion in amazement.†   (source)
  • A mortal man had had the audacity to penetrate!†   (source)
  • But, as often happens, a crime committed with extraordinary audacity is more successful than others.†   (source)
  • Their prayer audaciously offers discussion.†   (source)
  • This audacity was punished with heavier chains, and prohibition of our visits.†   (source)
  • And the old man turned afresh, with a staring, wondering homage, to the audacious daub on the easel.†   (source)
  • This audacious idea took such a hold on me that it gave me no peace.†   (source)
  • He was intent on an audacious, immitigable, and supernatural revenge.†   (source)
  • Simple thought of the demand seemed a monstrous audacity.†   (source)
  • This audacity from a young woman is more than I can bear.†   (source)
  • It hurts me," said Ralph audaciously, "hurts me as if I had fallen myself!"†   (source)
  • The matchless audacity of the Roman then manifested itself.†   (source)
  • Anatole was sincerely fond of Dolokhov for his cleverness and audacity.†   (source)
  • I discerned he was now neither angry nor shocked at my audacity.†   (source)
  • "'Tis a J, all the same," said the scholar, with his ruddy, merry, and audacious face.†   (source)
  • A certain audacity on matters of religion sets off the gamin.†   (source)
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