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  • 21Licentious — Li*cen tious ( sh[u^]s), a. [L. licentiosus: cf. F. licencieux. See {License}.] 1. Characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive; abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious press. [1913 Webster] A wit that no licentious… …

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  • 22Licentiously — Licentious Li*cen tious ( sh[u^]s), a. [L. licentiosus: cf. F. licencieux. See {License}.] 1. Characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive; abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious press. [1913 Webster] A wit that no… …

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  • 23Licentiousness — Licentious Li*cen tious ( sh[u^]s), a. [L. licentiosus: cf. F. licencieux. See {License}.] 1. Characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive; abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious press. [1913 Webster] A wit that no… …

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  • 24Pert — Pert, v. i. To behave with pertness. [Obs.] Gauden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 25Procacity — Pro*cac i*ty, n. [L. procacitas.] Forwardness; pertness; petulance. [R.] Burton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 26Saucier — Saucy Sau cy, a. [Compar. {Saucier}; superl. {Sauciest}.] [From {Sauce}.] 1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow. [1913 Webster] Am …

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  • 27Sauciest — Saucy Sau cy, a. [Compar. {Saucier}; superl. {Sauciest}.] [From {Sauce}.] 1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow. [1913 Webster] Am …

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  • 28Saucy — Sau cy, a. [Compar. {Saucier}; superl. {Sauciest}.] [From {Sauce}.] 1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow. [1913 Webster] Am I not …

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  • 29flippancy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1746 unbecoming levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters …

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  • 30pert — adjective Etymology: Middle English, evident, attractive, saucy, short for apert evident, from Anglo French, from Latin apertus open, from past participle of aperire to open Date: 14th century 1. a. saucily free and forward ; flippantly cocky and …

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  • 31Tippi Hedren — Infobox actor caption = Hedren in May 2006 birthname = Nathalie Kay Hedren birthdate = birth date and age|1930|1|19 birthplace = New Ulm, Minnesota spouse = Peter Griffith (1952 1961) Noel Marshall (1964 1982) Luis Barrenechea (1985 1995) Martin… …

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  • 32Marek Hłasko — Bust of Marek Hłasko in Kielce (Poland) Born January 14, 1934(1934 01 14) Warsaw Died …

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  • 33Jane Wiedlin (album) — Jane Wiedlin is the debut album by Jane Wiedlin, released in 1985 on I.R.S. Records. It was her first solo album after leaving New Wave group The Go Go s. The track My Traveling Heart dealt with Wiedlin s feelings about the breakup of the band. [ …

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  • 34impudence — /im pyeuh deuhns/, n. 1. the quality or state of being impudent; effrontery; insolence. 2. impudent conduct or language. 3. Obs. lack of modesty; shamelessness. Also, impudency. [1350 1400; ME < L impudentia shamelessness. See IMPUDENT, ENCE] Syn …

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  • 35pert — pertly, adv. pertness, n. /perrt/, adj., perter, pertest. 1. boldly forward in speech or behavior; impertinent; saucy. 2. jaunty and stylish; chic; natty. 3. lively; sprightly; in good health. 4. Obs. clever. [1200 50; ME, aph. var. of apert < OF …

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  • 36soubrette — soubrettish, adj. /sooh bret /, n. 1. a maidservant or lady s maid in a play, opera, or the like, esp. one displaying coquetry, pertness, and a tendency to engage in intrigue. 2. an actress playing such a role. 3. any lively or pert young woman.&#8230; …

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  • 37pert — 1. adjective a) Attractive (of a person); well formed, shapely (of a part of the body). Youll not be so pert when the Cornish seize you. They spit children like you and roast them on bonfires. b) Lively; alert and cheerful; bright …

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  • 38flippancy — noun /ˈflɪ.pən.si,ˈflɪ.pɛn.si,ˈflɪ.pɛnt.si/ A disrespectful levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters. See Also: flippant …

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  • 39Elements of Rock — La scènes de l’édition 2011 des Elements of Rock …

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  • 40disrespect — I noun abruptness, affront, arrogance, audacity, bluntness, brashness, brazenness, brusqueness, cavalierness, condescension, contempt, contemptuousness, contumacy, contumely, curtness, defiance, depreciation, derision, derisiveness, detraction,&#8230; …

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