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Obstreperous vs. Effrontery

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Obstreperousadjective

Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; boisterous.

Effronterynoun

(uncountable) Insolent and shameless audacity.

‘We even had the effrontery to suggest that he should leave the country.’;

Obstreperousadjective

Stubbornly defiant; disobedient; resistant to authority or control, whether in a noisy manner or not.

Effronterynoun

(countable) An act of insolent and shameless audacity.

‘Any refusal to salute the president shall be counted as an effrontery.’;

Obstreperousadjective

Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; clamorous; noisy; vociferous.

‘Beating the air with their obstreperous beaks.’;

Effronterynoun

Impudence or boldness in confronting or in transgressing the bounds of duty or decorum; insulting presumptuousness; shameless boldness; barefaced assurance.

‘Corruption lost nothing of its effrontery.’;

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Obstreperousadjective

Resistant to control; unruly.

Effronterynoun

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;

‘he despised them for their presumptuousness’;

Obstreperousadjective

noisily and stubbornly defiant;

‘obstreperous boys’;

Obstreperousadjective

boisterously and noisily aggressive;

‘kept up an obstreperous clamor’;

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