impudence


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an impudent statement

the trait of being rude and impertinent

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But I had not the boldness or impudence or inclination to address you as you would have liked me to do, weeping and wailing and lamenting, and saying and doing many things which you have been accustomed to hear from others, and which, as I maintain, are unworthy of me.
Then he seemed to breathe more freely, and recovered some of his jaunty impudence.
But Cocky, a bit of feathery down, a morsel-flash of light and life with the throat of a god, violated with sheer impudence and daring Michael's taboo, the defence of the meat.
And when they have emptied and swept clean the soul of him who is now in their power and who is being initiated by them in great mysteries, the next thing is to bring back to their house insolence and anarchy and waste and impudence in bright array having garlands on their heads, and a great company with them, hymning their praises and calling them by sweet names; insolence they term breeding, and anarchy liberty, and waste magnificence, and impudence courage.
Then, planting a chair by Lady Lowborough's side, he stationed himself in it, and began to talk to her with a mixture of absurdity and impudence that seemed rather to amuse than to offend her; though she affected to resent his insolence, and to keep him at bay with sallies of smart and spirited repartee.
But the Cricket, who was a wise old philosopher, instead of being offended at Pinocchio's impudence, continued in the same tone:
I'll warrant 'tis not her first, by her impudence in laying it to your worship.
It would be like his impudence,' interposed Mrs Varden, bridling,
It is like Ned's impudence to do as he has done; but you would not on that account, or because of a few tears from your beautiful daughter, refrain from checking their inclinations in their birth.
That's his impudence--that's his confounded impudence,' said Captain Boldwig.
Here was the very thing he wanted, here was good cause reason and foundation for pretending to be angry; but having this cause reason and foundation which he had come expressly to seek, not expecting to find, Richard Swiveller was angry in sound earnest, and wondered what the devil Cheggs meant by his impudence.
This procedure is part of the Government's efforts to address the rumors and put an end to any impudence on the states institutions and the exploitation of such means to broadcast negative messages contrary to the values of the society and public order.
The move is part of the Government's efforts to curb the rumours and put an end to any impudence on the state's institutions and the exploitation of such means to broadcast negative messages contrary to the values of society and public order.
The production is worth a look but devotees of Wilde may be angered by its impudence.
We see in these reactions outright impudence and utter contempt bred by what these people believe is immunity granted them by their close relations to the palace.