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temerity
used in The Awakening

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Definition
boldness — typically to say something others consider rude or upsetting
  • 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.
    Chapter 22 (13% in)

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