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impertinent

adjective
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Not pertinent; irrelevant.
 
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Cheeky, rude.

impertinent

adjective Not pertinent; irrelevant
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never kalew:"--while contrary to the poet, the sages do impertinently ask the rhodora why she wastes her charms upon the earth and sky.
All of us, confronted with the Son of Man, who will one day return in judgment, all of us start to shudder when we see what it means to have asked, perhaps a little impertinently, "What is man?
She improvised stories on her own: when her father punished her for some infraction (perhaps impertinently talking back), he sentenced her to the basement of the rectory; she imagined herself as Daniel in the lions' den--emerging victorious and without remorse.
One should not overlook that even when Sarah impertinently answered back British interrogations, deep down she was an anxious girl.
Thank you 1000 times for all the pleasure I have derived from your great kindness in having taken me at my word when I so impertinently asked you to translate the play into English for me[.
North, Wastle, Tickler, Morris, Lauerwinkel, Kempferhausen, [DELTA], Odoherty, the two Mullions, the Shepherd, the Dentist, and others equally with their own names, were all most impertinently declared anonymous by persons of whom the world know not the appellatives even unto this day.
Even if Joyce himself had praised it, Beckett had absolutely refused to open it, from a sense of loyalty to the Master whom the young whippersnapper, aspirant to great things, had somewhat impertinently dismissed (to Sam's face) as "that refurbisher of skivvies' stories" A sally that might have gone down well in the Palace or the Pearl Bar but failed to amuse Beckett.
They are people who are impertinently calling on the international community to freeze its assets and sever its relations with Lebanon," Bassil said.
Though yet, if I shall seem to have spoken anything more boldly or impertinently than I ought, be pleased to consider that not only Folly but a woman said it; remembering in the meantime that Greek proverb, "Sometimes a fool may speak a word in season," unless perhaps you expect an epilogue, but give me leave to tell you you are mistaken if you think I remember anything of what I have said, having foolishly bolted out such a hodgepodge of words.
But while the earlier and more southern stage generally stands apart from the large neighboring buildings, even as it passes under them, the newly unveiled segment skirts so close to the generally diminutive buildings in its stretch that the idle stroller can peer impertinently into the windows of the inhabitants.
The witty guide is "forever talking" and "thrusting himself impertinently forward", and therefore the client should "avoid him as [he] would the plague" (2009a: 33).