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Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless: "I would never have been temerarious enough to make use of such a title on my own" (Brendan Gill). See Synonyms at reckless.
[From Latin temerārius, from temere, rashly.]
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tem•er•ar•i•ous(ˌtɛm əˈrɛər i əs)
[1525–35; < Latin temerārius=temer(e) blindly, heedlessly + -ārius -ary]
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|Adj.||1.||temerarious - presumptuously daring; "a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"|
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
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