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Today's Word "temerarious"

Presumptuously daring on

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temerarious \tem-uh-RAIR-ee-uhs\ (adjective) - Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.

"I have confessed myself a temerarious theologian, and in that passage from boyhood to manhood I ranged widely in my search for some permanently satisfying Truth." -- H. G. Wells, The New Machiavelli

 

Temerarious comes from Latin temerarius, "rash," from temere, "rashly, heedlessly."

 

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