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effrontery
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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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
  • A car horn has a nightmarish kind of effrontery, or a birdsong.
    19 — Workmen in a Quarry (71% in)

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