barefaced

Part of speech: adjective

Undisguised; impudent; audacious.

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Usage examples "barefaced":

  1. Sir Patrick would be an excellent witness to appeal to, when the scandal broke out, and when the time came for repudiating Anne's claim on him as the barefaced imposture of a woman who was married already to another man. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  2. Disgusted as the British commander was at this barefaced dishonesty, he was not in a position to quarrel with the Portuguese. - "With Moore At Corunna", G. A. Henty.
  3. " No; you didn't," said the boy, angered at this barefaced attempt to place him in a false position. - "Ralph Granger's Fortunes", William Perry Brown.