EFFRONTERY in a Sentence

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effrontery
 n.  shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
Classic Sentence:
1  He had pushed his way by sheer instinct and sheerer effrontery on to the stage and to the front of it, with his plays.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  His sad-dog sort of extinguished self persisted all the evening, though through it Clifford felt the inner effrontery.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  That indestructible, inward effrontery in the meagre fellow was what made men so down on Michaelis.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  The physical desire he did not satisfy in her; he was always come and finished so quickly, then shrinking down on her breast, and recovering somewhat his effrontery while she lay dazed, disappointed, lost.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  And he stared at Marius intently with his epic effrontery.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE ARTILLERY-MEN COMPEL PEOPLE TO TAKE THEM...
6  It consisted of enormous voids of stone catch-basins sometimes surrounded by stone posts, with monumental effrontery.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
7  All this was of such incredible immodesty, of such monstrous effrontery, that d'Artagnan could scarcely believe what he saw or what he heard.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 37 MILADY'S SECRET
8  And yet, when I had the effrontery to make you this same proposition, you turned me out of the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  He stood close to her, and the effrontery in his eyes repelled the old, vanishing self in her, yet drew all her awakening sensuousness.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
10  This fellow, turning traitor, and accusing Epicharis to Nero, so stoutly did she deny the charge, that Nero, confounded by her effrontery, let her go.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence:
1  She had the effrontery to insult the guest.