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temerity
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
boldness — typically to say something others consider rude or upsetting
  • 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
temerity = boldness (to do something others consider beyond the limits of what is proper)
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