cockiness


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offensive boldness and assertiveness

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arthurpage Cockiness was his weakness early on but that has been knocked out of him.
Wesley Udall plays Oliver with just the right amount of under-statement, while Thomas Leach has all the chirpy cockiness of a perfect Artful Dodger.
Jonathan Wilkes blends cockiness with vulnerability as the singer Robbie while Natalie Casey brings a satisfying sharpness to the role of the love-lorn waitress.
He has a bit of cockiness about him and the aggression you need.
He has that cockiness about him, which is why he is so good.
This is too obscure to catch on, but I like its cockiness.
His demeanor betrays only a quiet confidence, without any hint of cockiness or entitlement.
call it the cockiness (er, confidence) of parenthood, we wanted our little guy to step up a bit, so we opted for the LK-2005 ($149.
Characteristic twists only heighten the shock of this revamped persona; the angelic '50s teen idol quality of "Dear God, Please Help Me," orchestrated by Ennio Morricone, contrasts sharply with its sexual images, while "To Me You Are a Work of Art" swaggers with cockiness that belies its conflicted desires.
However, if Hinrichs, a 21-year-old engineering student, was fiddling with the bomb, it may not have been out of cockiness.
The exuberance, self-confidence, even cockiness of the earliest films in these shows reveal the aesthetic optimism of a fledgling American avant-garde forty years ago.
There is this cockiness about some of them that rubs us up the wrong way.
Lawlor reads with a certain cockiness one would expect from the narrator who is, after all, a brilliant young surgeon who seems to have everything going for him.
Excerpts from Loring's Billy the Kid, staged by Donald Bradburn, captured nuances of the spirited ballet with evenly matched technical performances, but missed out on its inherent cockiness because of its young dancers' subdued stage presence.