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I had mistaken PEART for PERT:

Main Entry: pert
Pronunciation: 'p&rt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, evident, attractive, saucy, short for apert evident, from Anglo-French, from Latin apertus open, from past participle of aperire to open
1 a : saucily free and forward : flippantly c0cky and assured b : being trim and chic : JAUNTY <a pert little hat> c : piquantly stimulating <is a pert notion>
- pert·ly adverb
- pert·ness noun

and now I am utterly stumped!