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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Marked by offensive boldness.
From Latin im- (not) + pudere (to make or be ashamed) which also gave us pudibund (prudish), pudency (modesty), and pudeur (a sense of shame). Earliest documented use: 1386.
"The tie has matching socks and braces ... It seems imprudent (and possibly impudent) to ask if his boxers match, as well."
Mike Amos; Laughing Matter; Northern Echo (Darlington, UK); Mar 5, 2011.
See more usage examples of impudent in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. -Edith Cavell, nurse and humanitarian (1865-1915)
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