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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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barefaced

(adjective) With no effort to conceal.

Synonyms: bald

Usage: They attacked him in various ways—with barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all.
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"A man who has lied to everyone, everywhere, all his life in the most barefaced manner begins suddenly to fear that he will be made to tell lies, and so on without end."
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Mehrdad77
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If masked means hidden, barefaced means unconcealed. If you get caught speeding and reach into your wallet and hand the officer $20, that’s a barefaced attempt at a bribe.
Mehrdad77
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Barefaced — or as it's sometimes known, bald-faced — behavior is always bold and sometimes shameless. Nonchalantly telling a security guard at the jewelry store that you "plain forgot" you'd slipped the necklace into your pocket is a barefaced lie and shameless to boot. A reporter's barefaced questioning of a mayor found to be stealing from city treasury carries no shame, on the other hand — at least not for the reporter.
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His undoubted gifts as an anatomist allowed him to get away with the most barefaced dishonesties.

Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Mehrdad77
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"Treason is vile enough," she declared furiously. "but this is barefaced naked villainy, and I do not need that mincing eunuch to tell me what must be done with villains."


George R. R. Martin


A Clash of Kings
Mehrdad77
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:29:36 AM

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Which made her barefaced lies all the more effective, Lord Asriel thought with disgust; she lied in the very marrow of her bones.

Philip Pullman


The Amber Spyglass
Adyl Mouhei
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"The timid civilized world has found nothing with which to oppose the onslaught of a sudden revival of barefaced barbarity, other than concessions and smiles."

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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