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1‘it's rather presumptuous to judge my character on such short acquaintance’
brazen, overconfident, arrogant, egotistical, overbold, bold, audacious, pert, forward, familiar, impertinent, fresh, free, insolent, impudent, cocksure
cheeky, rude, impolite, uncivil, bumptious
overhasty, hasty, premature, previous, precipitate, impetuous
North American informal sassy
archaic presumptive, assumptive
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