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Synonyms of temerity in English:


  • I doubt anyone will have the temerity to print these accusations
    informal face, neck, brass neck, brass
    North American informal chutzpah
    informal , dated hide
    British informal , dated crust
    rare procacity, assumption
    [Antonyms] shyness, bashfulness
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