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  • n  inappropriate levity

  • The White House initially answered with flippancy, saying in a written statement that the longtime Pentagon supporter was "endorsing the policy positions of Michael Moore and the .
  • Yet Lawyer Littlepage, to whom Milly was secretary, forbore to dismiss her despite her flippancy, her sullen desire to live her own life regardless of the opinions of others.
  • The sophomore who was charged with flippancy and debunking was considered a bright but complacent boy who could take the harsh words.

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