noun see temerarious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • temerariousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Foolhardy boldness or disregard of danger: brashness, fooihardiness, incautiousness, rashness, recklessness, temerity. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • temerariousness — tem·er·ar·i·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • temerariousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being temerarious : temerity …   Useful english dictionary

  • temerarious — adjective Etymology: Latin temerarius, from temere Date: 1532 marked by temerity ; rashly or presumptuously daring < a temerarious comment > • temerariously adverb • temerariousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • temerarious — temerariously, adv. temerariousness, n. /tem euh rair ee euhs/, adj. reckless; rash. [1525 35; < L temerarius, equiv. to temer(e) blindly, heedlessly + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • brass — Synonyms and related words: ADC, CO, Establishment, German band, OD, Philharmonic, VIP, aide, aide de camp, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, arch, aristocracy, aureate, ballad horn, band, baritone, baron, barons, barrow, bass horn, big… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cheek — Synonyms and related words: arse, ass, backside, bank, beam, behind, border, bottom, brashness, brass, brazen boldness, breech, broadside, bum, butt, can, cheeks, chop, chutzpah, coast, confidence, crust, derriere, duff, face, fanny, flank, gall …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • heroics — Synonyms and related words: bluster, boast, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, brag, braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, brashness, brass, bravado, brazen boldness, cheek, chutzpah, conceit, fanfaronade, gall, gasconade, gasconism, hubris,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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