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impudent
used in Babbitt

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Definition
improperly bold or disrespectful — especially toward someone who is older or considered to be of higher status
  • But we went, and then there was one of those impudent conductors, and Paul wouldn't do a thing.
    Chapter 10 (10% in)
  • When Babbitt came home, everybody had Troubles: his wife was simultaneously thinking about discharging the impudent new maid, and worried lest the maid leave; and Tinka desired to denounce her teacher.
    Chapter 31 (30% in)

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