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impertinent
used in The Iceman Cometh

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Definition
rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • I hope you've deduced that I've my own reason for answering the impertinent questions of a stranger, for that's all you are to me.
    Act 1 (33% in)
  • That bloody ass, Hickey, made some insinuation about me, and the boorish Boer had the impertinence to agree with him.
    Act 2 (62% in)

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