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temerity

  
  
assurance, audacity, boldness, brass neck     (Brit. informal)   chutzpah     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   effrontery, foolhardiness, forwardness, front, gall     (informal)   heedlessness, impudence, impulsiveness, intrepidity, nerve     (informal)   pluck, rashness, recklessness, sassiness     (U.S. informal)  
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temerity

  
  
If you say that a person has the temerityto do something, you are annoyed about something they have done which you think showed a lack of respect.      n-uncount   usu N to-inf     (disapproval)    (=presumption)  
...`difficult' patients who have the temerity to challenge their doctors' decisions.     

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