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How to use impertinent in a sentence

Of course, she should not have minded so keenly the foolish talk of an impertinent and unkind girl.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
As you will see, I was unable to end my letter without a touch of impertinent irony, which proved how much in love I still was.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
He delivered to the Secretary of State a note abusive and impertinent beyond all example and all endurance.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They are as impertinent as those people who stop you only to bore you; but the former are perhaps less irksome.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
She was a little impertinent, the Duchess thought, decidedly aggressive, and not witty enough to carry it off.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
But, dear Vyvyan, do not put on such an impertinent and indifferent manner; it annoys Sir Rollo exceedingly.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
"That I don't know, sir," the girl replied, speaking with a flippancy that was careless and almost impertinent.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Then home to dinner, where W. Joyce came, and he still a talking impertinent fellow.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
I came here with the intention of giving you a castigation for your impertinent mention of a lady.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
I would not wish to be impertinent in my observations to your Excellency; but pray, sir!
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPERTINENT

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inquisitorial
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
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