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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Boldness; impudence; arrogance.

Usage examples (36)
  • Even after clear evidence was shown, the jury was shocked by the defendant's effrontery in denying any guilt.
  • Noun, : She had the effrontery to ask for two free samples
  • Yet there she was, and moving with a leisureliness that must be described as effrontery!
  • Their latest topic is the "effrontery" of ... digg for more
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