Temerity

noun

Definition

Foolish boldness; recklessness; rashness

Synonyms

imprudence, thoughtlessness, boldness

Antonyms

thoughtful, hesitancy, timidity
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Example Sentence #1

Fred and George Weasley had enough temerity to set off Wildfire Whiz-Bangs right in front of Professor Umbridge, and then proceed to fly away on broomsticks.
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Example Sentence #2

In an act of temerity, the kids snuck out to go get ice cream without their mom knowing.
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