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1. It was almost insolent of him.
2. You won’t be so insolent tomorrow.
3. Always the insolent remark, he said.
4. His manner was insolent, and Godwyn winced.
5. So would any man who owns an insolent slave.
6. He has strange pointed ears and is insolent.
7. That insolent peasant is afraid of me, at last.
8. That would be insolent, crude and most messy.
9. Barron pushed his way by the insolent young man.
10. He looked round with an air of insolent effrontery.
11. The gamin of Paris is respectful, ironical, and insolent.
12. Carton's manner was so careless as to be almost insolent.
13. Katy’s manner was less flaunting and insolent than usual.
14. D’ata had appeared insolent, and insolence was forbidden.
15. It was mildly insolent, and Ralph felt a stirring of anger.
16. Your squire is insolent, ser, Lord Rivers said to Dunk.
17. Then, they are the more insolent, and it is the nearer ended.
18. She was not about to idly accept it from an insolent stranger.
19. All he could think of was just how insolent his boy had become.
20. The insolent way he stared at us made me uncomfortable as well.
21. An insolent shrug of the slim naked shoulders was the only reply.
22. Second, that this idea, so conveyed, is indecorous and insolent.
23. A footman, about 28, handsome, profligate, envious, and insolent.
24. But in spite of the proverb the insolent visitor would not leave.
25. The insolent peasant who had planted madder in the woods without.
26. Insolent prisoner, then (pointing to his sword) with this I'd soon.
27. Insolent old man that he is…thought that business was well-hidden.
28. Selene raised her javelin, ready to lance the insolent girl’s heart.
29. Smerdyakov was silent and still scanned Ivan with the same insolent stare.
30. Another stares back with an insolent sneer, a cigarette dangling form his lips.
31. He loved her loving her, so she could hold the whip over his insolent black head.
32. She is every bit as insolent as Hafiz had said she was, but she not at all petty.
33. Dolokhov with a cold smile and a gleam in his handsome insolent eyes looked at him-.
34. His manner was not insolent, though rather more confident than Zaporavo liked to see.
35. His look could not be called insolent, but for Ralph there was no mistaking the threat.
36. I recognized you, some time since, as the insolent dandy who so gracefully mounted his.
37. He stood and sat next to her, and whispered she died because she was an insolent fool.
38. Toward Zaporavo and the mates he was imperturbably courteous, never insolent or servile.
39. This insolent letter is concluded by expressions too plain for any misconception whatever.
40. Such an insolent scoundrel! he cried, growing hot again at the mere recollection of him.
41. Without making my acquaintance and without addressing me, he managed to be very insolent to me.
42. Amelia's brows rose skeptically while Esyth simply stared at him as if he was some insolent child.
43. To find in them a meaning conveying the insolent and indecorous idea that our Government knew of Mr.
44. He had resumed his seat, the cigar still projecting at an insolent angle from the corner of his mouth.
45. There was going to be an enormous row, and a complete clear-out of the crowd of idle, insolent servants.
46. But they thought the girl was being too insolent with those whose blood she had running through her veins.
47. Sir Alan said threateningly: Do you dare to haggle with the earl of Shiring, you insolent young dog?
48. For insolent cords bind the proud, and rebellion is a rope by which the foolish hang themselves, says The Lord.
49. They claimed Eadswith greatly insolent, and had they been more senior, would themselves have called him to task.
50. Oh, these insolent fellows are trained by their mothers from childhood to be insolent! I lost my head of course.
51. But there was nothing in the appearance of the insolent criminal at the bar to show that he was of the same breed.
52. What infuriated Ivan more than anything was the aggressive, insolent tone to which Smerdyakov persistently adhered.
53. It is true, alas, it is true, that there are many sluggards, gluttons, profligates and insolent beggars among monks.
54. He didn't get angry, as I 'oped he would, but he smiled a kind of insolent smile, with a mouth full of white, sharp teeth.
55. Moreover, he had light hair, prominent blue eyes, a round face, was vain, insolent and good-looking; quite the reverse of Marius.
56. The Frenchman demanded, Where the hell were you all of yesterday afternoon? I'm going to cut you pay several hours, you insolent pup.
57. Caroline’s first official act as general manager was a gratifying one: barring the insolent prostitute, Herminia, Mike’s Chiquita.
58. And so they were unaccustomed, painfully uncouth in the simplest social intercourse, suffering, and yet insolent in their superiority.
59. Afterwards he saw her lower lip quiver with indignation at her brother's insolent, cruel and ungrateful words--and his fate was sealed.
60. Afterwards he saw her lower lip quiver with indignation at her brother's insolent, cruel and ungrateful words—and his fate was sealed.
61. For, if no such idea, as is asserted, was conveyed, then the inquiry, whether such idea is indecorous and insolent, is wholly superseded.
62. She was a handsome, insolent hussy, who mocked at the youth, and yet flushed if he walked along to the station with her as she went home.
63. Videocameras stared with insolent red eyes, and I could see scores of satellite dishes set up on top of news trucks parked along the road.
64. Afterwards he saw her lower lip quiver with indignation at her brother’s insolent, cruel and ungrateful words—and his fate was sealed.
65. Jackson of November 4th, is said, by the resolution, to be found "the still more insolent and affronting "repetition of the same insinuation.
66. Dólokhov with a cold smile and a gleam in his handsome insolent eyes looked at him—evidently wishing to get some more amusement out of him.
67. This drunken cadger was a thoroughly bad lot, insolent and cringing, and it seemed evident that he had got round Semyon Ivanovitch in some way.
68. I succeeded in obtaining the discharge of an insolent debtor who was incarcerated on flimsy accusations of fraud, and now they all run after me.
69. And all this with such a sneering, leering, insolent face that I would have knocked him down twenty times over if he had been a man of my own age.
70. He was not exactly free and easy, but somehow naturally insolent, which is anyway less offensive than an insolence practised before the looking-glMS.
71. This man who had dropped from the sky was absolutely convinced that he was indispensable to him, Stavrogin, and was in insolent haste to tell him so.
72. The only thing that hurts me is that I do not have the strength to give you the beating you deserve for being insolent and evil-minded, she said.
73. Lord Farquhart’s habitual pose of indifference, of insolent indifference to the world and its opinions, stood him in good stead on that October morning.
74. A few minutes and we were face to face, I outwardly calm, but my anger slowly lighting up as he deliberately applied to it the torch of his insolent eyes.
75. Every time he chanced to meet Dolokhov’s handsome insolent eyes, Pierre felt something terrible and monstrous rising in his soul and turned quickly away.
76. They implied that he was insolent, pretentious, and given to that reckless innovation for the sake of noise and show which was the essence of the charlatan.
77. Every time he chanced to meet Dólokhov’s handsome insolent eyes, Pierre felt something terrible and monstrous rising in his soul and turned quickly away.
78. I remember, too, that I was in an exceedingly foolish and undignified position, for, thanks to this insolent scoundrel, I was at a complete loss what to say.
79. They deserved killing, these insolent, ignorant, arrogant herself that the time had not yet come when she could tell the Yankees just what she thought of them.
80. Leoba has snarled at me many times, in that insolent voice of hers, that ecclesiastical law does not allow me to punish Nuns with death or to confine her indefinitely.
81. The insolent son-of-a-bitch wasn’t actually supposed to have any contact at all with Camp Dynnys’ inmates, but he’d taken it upon himself to improve their conditions.
82. The uncertainty of taxation encourages the insolence, and favours the corruption, of an order of men who are naturally unpopular, even where they are neither insolent nor corrupt.
83. But I did not care for going there : I saw that one could not get on there without a long purse, and also that the place was crowded with insolent fellows and swaggering young snobs.
84. And now after four years the sensitive, injured and pathetic little orphan had become a plump, rosy beauty of the Russian type, a woman of bold and determined character, proud and insolent.
85. To begin with, the insolent prince would be shown that there are people, even in om' class, who know what is meant by honour; and secondly, Versilov would be put to shame and learn a lesson.
86. Dmitri Fyodorovitch wants to open this fortress with a golden key, and that's why he is insolent to me now, trying to get money from me, though he has wasted thousands on this enchantress already.
87. To the Middletons, to the Palmers, the Steeles, to every common acquaintance even, I had been insolent and unjust; with a heart hardened against their merits, and a temper irritated by their very attention.
88. And so when the servants, taking their tone from their mistress, were insolent and ordered her about, she would hold her head erect and reply to them with a quaint civility which often made them stare at her.
89. To me it was clear as sun in cloudless noonday sky that there could be but one result of this insolent and despotic denial of my rights and the rights of the people, this public confession of the truth of my charges.
90. And how persistent, how insolent are your sallies, and at the same time what a scare you are in! You talk nonsense and are pleased with it; you say impudent things and are in continual alarm and apologizing for them.
91. The memory of that unfortunate king and his companions, the amiable Falkland, the insolent Goring, his queen, and son, gave a peculiar interest to every part of the city which they might be supposed to have inhabited.
92. He arrived at his usual hour, with a proud look and insolent demeanor; he alighted, passed through the corridors, and entered the house without observing the hesitation of the door-keepers or the coolness of his colleagues.
93. Yet, as if the whole subject of British relations was under discussion, they have deemed themselves at liberty to course through these documents, collect every thing which seems to them indecorous, insolent or unsuitable in Mr.
94. Mrs Bentley spent the rest of the day slamming teakettles about, loudly preparing a meager lunch, and from time to time going to the front door, hoping to catch those insolent fiends on their laughing excursions through the late day.
95. The boxer alone was perfectly calm; he twisted his moustaches with affected dignity, and if his eyes were cast down it was certainly not in confusion, but rather in noble modesty, as if he did not wish to be insolent in his triumph.
96. The "Marseillaise" is at the climax of its intoxication with its own grandeur; but Augustin gains strength; Augustin grows more and more insolent, and suddenly the melody of Augustin begins to blend with the melody of the "Marseillaise.
97. Ruby had always been beautiful; but her beauty had been of the earth, earthy; it had had a certain insolent quality in it, as if it flaunted itself in the beholder's eye; spirit had never shone through it, intellect had never refined it.
98. His cap is pushed back to reveal what would have then been his auburn hair, and he regards the camera with an expression somewhere between a smile and an insolent, wisecracking leer that I better recall from his son, my late uncle Arthur.
99. Insufferably insolent and challenging was the effect in Alexey Alexandrovitch's eyes of the black lace about the head, admirably touched in by the painter, the black hair and handsome white hand with one finger lifted, covered with rings.
100. And in this case his rags, the insolent police officer, the fever and this suspicion! All that working upon a man half frantic with hypochondria, and with his morbid exceptional vanity! That may well have been the starting-point of illness.

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Synonyms for insolent

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