Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 04/22/15 Temerity

Temerity (noun)
temerity [tuh-mer-i-tee]


noun
1. reckless boldness; rashness.

Synonyms
audacity, effrontery, foolhardiness.


Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English temeryte < Latin temeritās hap, chance, rashness, equivalent to temer (e) by chance, rashly + -itās -ity

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