He has the same imperturbable and persuasive effrontery in protesting that he is doing one thing at the moment when his energies are concentrated on doing the opposite.
From 1715 to 1723 came the reaction of the Regency, with its Character marvellous effrontery, innovating spirit and frivolous of the immorality.
Although the Swedish government, amazed at Morner's effrontery, at once placed him under arrest on his return to Sweden, the candidature of Bernadotte gradually gained favour there, and, on the 21st of August 1810, he was elected crown-prince.
The Ephesians even dragged out and slew those Romans who had fled to the precinct of Artemis for protection, notwithstanding which sacrilege they soon returned from their new to their former masters, and even had the effrontery to state, in an inscription preserved to this day, that their defection to Mithradates was a mere yielding to superior force.
He has the effrontery to accuse Kant of barbarous jargon.
As with all the others, there is the same quietly brazen effrontery in trying to minimize or ignore unanswerable facts.
brazen effrontery in trying to minimize or ignore unanswerable facts.
Taken aback by such double effrontery he allowed me to stay.
This was sheer effrontery of Macmillan when he was the one who was destroying democracy.
Despite himself, the professor smiles at the young effrontery before him.
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