TEMERITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TEMERITY
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 n.  boldness; rashness; foolhardy disregard of danger
Classic Sentence:
1  No one would ever have the temerity to think of Gerald O'Hara as a ridiculous little figure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
2  He stared up disapprovingly over his eye-glasses as Mr. Pontellier entered, wondering who had the temerity to disturb him at that hour of the morning.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXII
3  The boys deserted their sports, and walking fearlessly among their fathers, looked up in curious admiration, as they heard the brief exclamations of wonder they so freely expressed the temerity of their hated foe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
4  He paused, ready to pounce upon any man who might have the temerity to reply.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
5  I looked up again at the crouching white shape, and the full temerity of my voyage came suddenly upon me.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In III
6  One settled on his lip, another on his ear, a third hovered as though intending to lodge in his very eye, and a fourth had the temerity to alight just under his nostrils.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
7  His impassive temerity astounds me.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
8  Yet neither of them ever ventured to strike the blow; till at last, their scheme being discovered, they paid the penalty of their combined cowardice and temerity.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence:
1  Do you have the temerity to argue with me?.