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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ef·fron·tery /ɪˈfrʌntəri, ɛ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ef·front·er·y n.; pl. Effronteries   Impudence or boldness in confronting or in transgressing the bounds of duty or decorum; insulting presumptuousness; shameless boldness; barefaced assurance.
    Corruption lost nothing of its effrontery.   --Bancroft.
 Syn: -- Impudence; sauciness. See Impudence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right
          to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness" [syn: presumption,
           presumptuousness, assumption]