Temerity is the possession of boldness and confidence – quite the opposite of Timorous. It sounds like a positive attribute but can so easily made negative with a statement like:
“You have the temerity to come round here and ask me a question like that?!
Learn a new word every day.
Repeat it and remind yourself what it means at least three times in a day.
Try to use the word in conversation or writing today.
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