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synonyms for saucily

  • impertinently
  • impudently
  • impolitely
  • insolently
  • rudely
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How to use saucily in a sentence

Just one jump and a little white tail flirted saucily under a rail fence and disappeared.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
"I should not care if he did," the girl said saucily, as she held up her face.
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
A jay tilted saucily on a limb and peered at Franz and Caesar without scolding.
RESCUE DOG OF THE HIGH PASSJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
"A front garden and a girl and a dog-cart," thus Miss Sally saucily, coming out with the letter.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
"I shall not answer either question," replied the dear girl, a little saucily, I thought.
AFLOAT AND ASHOREJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
She waltzed up to Mr. Carlyle when he entered, and saucily held up her face, the light of love dancing in her bright blue eyes.
EAST LYNNEMRS. HENRY WOOD
In a moment his arm was about her, and she looked up saucily, with eyes sparkling through her tears.
DONALD AND DOROTHYMARY MAPES DODGE
"No: I'll say 'mercy sakes,' Aunt Britann," her niece returned saucily.
PATTY'S PERVERSITIESARLO BATES
"I haint agwine to do dat, nudder," saucily replied the old negro.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
"Well, you're not a mother, so you can't judge," answered Minnie saucily.
LEFT TO OURSELVESCATHARINE SHAW
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