uppity


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conceited

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presumptuously arrogant

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In the most heartwarming and one of the longest chapters in Uppity, White discusses his "long and beautiful friendship" with Phil Rizzuto (120).
An Uppity Old Atheist woman's Dictionary, by Carol C.
In the process, he makes fascinating observations on a number of cultural tropes, such as the Jewish boxer, the uppity hairdresser, and the Burkean 'swinish multitude.
She and the two other members of Saffire: the Uppity Blues Women had anticipated difficulties as a newly formed all-female band, but the one thing they hadn't counted on was the stress three 40-something women can generate on the road.
Marshall remarked that the "movie industry thinks the Music Center is too uppity rich and WASPy, and the Music Center thinks Hollywood people won't listen to them.
It is a powerful reminder when we get uppity about whom we should include in our eucharistic celebrations.
director - wants new authority for the agency to subvert unappealing governments and eliminate uppity foreign leaders.
When Polly's (Kirsten Nelson) uppity cousin Henrietta (Carolyn Hennesy) and her husband Edward (Alistair Duncan) from Jamestown come to visit, their arrival creates a sensation that sweeps through the town like wildfire.
He said: "I described him as a 'Ballymurphy n***' and 'an uppity Fenian'.
And, yes, obviously I am scornful of the claims of superstitious locals that their actions angered uppity mountain gods and caused an earthquake.
IF Newcastle think their fans are getting a little uppity at the moment, perhaps they should take a look at events at the San Siro, where Milan's faithful have really got the hump.
ON THE UPPITY UKIP leader Nigel Farage pulls face on campaign trail and he meets a supporter, right
SIR - I was under the impression that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had been stationed on Anglesey to stop us Taffs from becoming as uppity as the Scots and keep us true blue Brits.
But the uppity residents of Portland in Oregon claim that Mill Ends Park is even smaller.
It's easy to understand why security guards got a little uppity.