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effrontery
used in Of Human Bondage

2 uses
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Definition
rude and disrespectful behavior — often made by someone who does not realize they are being rude — as when someone is presumptuous or impolitely bold
  • He denied with bland effrontery.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (62% in)
  • In due course they were moved up, having learned little but a cheerful effrontery in the distortion of truth, which was possibly of greater service to them in after life than an ability to read Latin at sight.
    17-18 — Chapters 17-18 (7% in)

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