temerarious

[ tem-uh-rair-ee-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF temerarious

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEMERARIOUS

"Temerarious" came to him as naturally as to Sir Thomas Browne.

Does it not suppose, that the former judgement was temerarious or negligent?

Only the most temerarious ever ventured to ask a forecast of Mrs. Owen's plans.

He was suspended from his priestly functions, dressed as a layman, and was temerarious enough to criticise the Syllabus.

When the guard mounted to his post he was sure he saw a temerarious Yankee in front of him, and hastened to slay him.

That may have been temerarious, since building material of perfect quality is required when chances are taken.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin temerarius "fortuitous, rash," from temere "blindly, rashly" (see temerity). Related: Temerariously; temerariousness.

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