One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I will not stand for your insolence!’
impertinence, impudence, cheek, cheekiness, bad manners, ill-manneredness, unmannerliness, rudeness, impoliteness, incivility, lack of civility, discourtesy, discourteousness, disrespect, insubordination, contempt
audacity, boldness, brazenness, brashness, pertness, forwardness, effrontery, gall, presumptuousness, presumption
insults, abuse, offensiveness
informal brass, brass neck, neck, face, front, cockiness, freshness, backchat, bad-mouthing
British informal sauce
Scottish informal snash
North American informal chutzpah, sass, sassiness, nerviness
informal, dated hide, crust
archaic contumely, malapertness
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