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1. contumelious

arrogantly insolent

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see synonyms of contumelious
rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating

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n. pl. con·tu·me·lies
1. Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
2. An insolent or arrogant remark or act.

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