For his effrontery he was rewarded with the Home Ministry!
one juror had the effrontery to challenge the coroner's decision
I know he doesn't hear that one much because he managed to communicate stunned, silent disapproval at my effrontery over the telephone.
On the whole, however, he carries the reader with him by sheer effrontery .
Proposing the motion, he said ‘Such a practice is a petty and heartless effrontery to the most vulnerable and deserving section of our society.’
As for this ‘cross party reform group’, I can think of nothing less democratic or more dangerous; and what effrontery to ask us to support them.
But the police and a jingoistic public ensure that such effrontery is suitably decried and the witnesses end up regretting having spoken the truth.
He then committed several acts of brazen effrontery .
A lot of it's just effrontery , sheer brazen nerve, and a sort of monstrous cockiness.
Even the French, accustomed to such effrontery from their leaders, especially their current one, could only gasp in disbelief, or at least shrug their shoulders in resignation.