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Word: barefaced

Definition: shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie


Sentences Containing 'barefaced'

I can tell your worship it is commonly said in this town that there are no people worse than the market-women, for they are all barefaced, unconscionable, and impudent, and I can well believe it from what I have seen of them in other towns.
On the minor gambling houses your worship may exercise your power, and it is they that do most harm and shelter the most barefaced practices; for in the houses of lords and gentlemen of quality the notorious sharpers dare not attempt to play their tricks; and as the vice of gambling has become common, it is better that men should play in houses of repute than in some tradesman's, where they catch an unlucky fellow in the small hours of the morning and skin him alive."
The book's 37 chapters are arranged into nine parts, plus introductory material, a preface by Russell Miller, author of "Bare-faced Messiah", a bibliography, reference summary and index.
They attacked him in various ways with barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all, and they were at last obliged to accept the second hand intelligence of their neighbor, Lady Lucas.

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