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impertinent
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 uses
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Definition
rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • I was afraid of trampling on every traveller I met, and often called aloud to have them stand out of the way, so that I had like to have gotten one or two broken heads for my impertinence.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (99% in)
  • After about two hours the court retired, and I was left with a strong guard, to prevent the impertinence, and probably the malice of the rabble, who were very impatient to crowd about me as near as they durst; and some of them had the impudence to shoot their arrows at me, as I sat on the ground by the door of my house, whereof one very narrowly missed my left eye.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (21% in)

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