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To Kill a Mockingbird
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temerity
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • And so a quiet, respectable, humble Negro who had the unmitigated temerity to ’feel sorry’ for a white woman has had to put his word against two white people’s.
    p.273.1

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  • She had the temerity to oppose the popular proposal.
  • The town had a basketful of feelings good and bad about Joe’s positions and possessions, but none had the temerity to challenge him.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God

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