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used in Catch-22

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rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • Corporal Whitcomb sauntered back in wearing a shiny new smirk and leaned his elbow impertinently against the center pole of the chaplain's tent.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (70% in)
  • Orr grumbled impertinently in a voice slurred with fatigue.
    Chapter 22 — Milo the Mayor (71% in)

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