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impudent
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
improperly bold or disrespectful — especially toward someone who is older or considered to be of higher status
  • Yes, yes, Mr. Impudence, I know that very well, and I was determined to find out WHERE you had been to.
    Chapter 13 (67% in)
  • ...language could be suffered to announce it; nor could she have supposed Willoughby capable of departing so far from the appearance of every honourable and delicate feeling—so far from the common decorum of a gentleman, as to send a letter so impudently cruel: a letter which, instead of bringing with his desire of a release any professions of regret, acknowledged no breach of faith, denied all peculiar affection whatever— a letter of which every line was an insult, and which proclaimed...
    Chapter 29 (36% in)
  • She was well paid for her impudence.
    Chapter 44 (72% in)

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