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impertinent
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • A haughty bronze replied: —I'll complain to Mrs de Massey on you if I hear any more of your impertinent insolence.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (6% in)

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